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Joseph FISHER

Regimental number1629
Place of birthFootscray, Victoria
SchoolBraybrook State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCooper
AddressCowper Street, Footscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinBrother, John Fisher, Fairlie Street, Seddon, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as a Gunner in No. 5 Coy AGA, Victoria.
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 1), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederic James and Rebecca FISHER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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