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Arthur William FISCHER

Regimental number6259
Place of birthVectis South, Horsham, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLubeck, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, F Fischer, Lubeck, Victoria
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death30.10
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row C, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Amalie FISCHER, Stawell Road, Horsham, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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