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John Leaper FISHER

Date of birth18 December 1881
Place of birthWillerby Hall, Hull, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation manager
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMr J H Fisher, Wetherby Hall, Hull, England
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name9th Battalion, G Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Provost Corps


Unit: Staff 2nd Division
Promotion date: 1 January 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 24 September 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal. Date of birth given in Bean, 'The Story of Anzac', vol. 1, p. 356, as 18 December 1882.

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front. APM, 3rd Australian Division, 1918; 2nd Australian Division, 1918-19.

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