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William Alfred FISH

Regimental number3229
Place of birthSale, Victoria
SchoolSarsfield and Kalimna State Schools, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal mechanic
AddressSwan Reach via Bairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Alfred Fish, Swan Reach via Bairnsdale, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialOxford Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 3), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Rachel FISH, Lakes Entrance. Native of Swan Reach, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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