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Herbert Newman FISHER

Regimental number20742
Place of birthGumeracha, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressKoorawatha, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height6' 1.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Fisher, Koorawatha PO, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameOctober 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Canberra on 16 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Company Engineers
FateDischarged 16 August 1920
Discharge date16 August 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Granted 6 months' leave from 10 August 1919 to study agriculture and pig-raising in America; embarked Liverpool on board SS 'Celtic'.

Disembarked Sydney from SS 'Sonoma', 10 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsPlace of birth incorrectly entered on National Archives RecoirdSearch as Gumacha.

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