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Joseph Donimeck FISCHER

Regimental number2766
Place of birthGoldau, Switzerland
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address125 Flinders Street, Moore Park, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation44.8
Height5' 8"
Weight184 lbs
Next of kinDaughter, Ada Garvey, Waikimo, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the New Zealand Armed Constabularly; time expired.
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Discharge date8 June 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana', 17 March 1917; discharged (medically unfit: chronic rheumatism, bronchitis, old age), Sydney, 8 June 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FISCHER Joseph Donimeck

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