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Robert Charles FISHER

Regimental number2456
Place of birthRoss, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressLeith, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Albert C Fisher, Leith, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Date of death12 November 1919
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
155
Discharge date5 November 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 27 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Hobart, 5 November 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.

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