|Place of birth||Wangoon, near Warrnambool , Victoria|
|School||State School, Camperdown, Victoria|
|Address||Hopetoun Street, Camperdown, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Ada Fisher, Hopetoun Street, Camperdown, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Colac, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Acting Corporal|
|Unit name||29th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/46/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||14th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||29|
|Age at death from cemetery records||29|
|Place of burial||Crucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 4), Villers-Bretonneux, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Henry and Elizabeth FISHER; husband of Mrs A.R. FISHER, Hopetown Street, Camperdown, Victoria. Native of Wangoom, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Promoted Extra Duty Pay Corporal, 29 December 1915.
Marched out of 8th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 4 March 1916; taken on strength of 14th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 4 March 1916, and reverts to the rank of Private the same day.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 18 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 June 1916.
Wounded in action 8 August 1916; admitted to No 2 Field Ambulance, 9 August 1916 (shrapnel wounds, right shoulder and left leg), and reverts to the rank of Lance Corporal the same day; transferred to No 12 General Hospital, Rouen, 10 August 1916; to England, 13 August 1916; to No 3 London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 14 August 1916; to No 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 12 October 1916; discharged to furlough, 24 October 1916; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 10 November 1916, and classified Class 'A'.
Marched into 4th Training Bn, Codford, 7 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 16 January 1917; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, 17 January 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 20 January 1917; rejoined 14th Bn, 21 January 1917.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 4 February 1917.
Promoted Corporal, 27 February 1917.
Promoted Sergeant, 21 April 1917.
Detached for duty in England, 1 October 1917; attached for duty with Permanent Cadre of 4th Training Bn, England, 6 October 1917.
Marched into 13th Training Bn, Codford, 3 November 1917.
On Command at Drill Course, Jellalahad Barracks, Tidworth, 5 November 1917; marched into 13th Training Bn, Codford, 24 November 1917.
Marched out of 13th Training Bn, 31 March 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 1 April 1918; marched into Base Depot, Calais, 1 April 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 4 April 1918; rejoined 14th Bn, 15 April 1918.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FISHER William Thomas|