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Richard FISHER

Regimental number1086
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOil and colorman
AddressMontella, Hargraves Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr Fisher, 24 Hertford Road, Bootle, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Exceptional service and devotion to duty as stretcher-bearer. (Bullecourt 6-8 May 1917).
Recommendation date: 14 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 January 1942
Age at death53
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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