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Richard FISHER

Regimental number1646
Place of birthDungog New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBendalbo, Dungog, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.10
Height5' 9.25"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Fisher, Bendalbo, Dungog, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Hunter River Lancers; time expired.
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Discharge date9 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 9 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FISHER Richard

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