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Alexander Reginald FISHER

Regimental number2168
Place of birthGladstone, Queensland
SchoolGladstone State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationNight officer
AddressBundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mrgaret Fisher, West End, Gladstone, Queensland
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2168A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCote 80 French National Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 14), Etinehem, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
148
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alex and Margaret FISHER, Gladstone, Queensland
Family/military connectionsSister: Sister Mary Ellen FISHER, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 14 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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