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Edward FISHER

Regimental number1168
Place of birthNewbury, Berkshire, England
SchoolBoys' British School, Newbury, Berkshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGroom
AddressBurryjaa Station, via Corowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Ashley Fisher, Enbourne Road, Newbury, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 May 1917
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death38
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 2), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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