The AIF Project

Augustus Massey FISK

Regimental number6447
Place of birthBullarook Victoria
SchoolBunding State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBeech Forest, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Fisk, Beech Forest, Victoria
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32.9
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 1), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
99
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Brown and Alice FISK, Beech Forest, Colac, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother to three other members of the AIF, one of whom was a prisoner of war in Germany for some months.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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