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Ernest Henry FISHER

Regimental number5092
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressCollins Street, Kiama, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Fisher, Bridge Street, Sebastopol, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
29
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christina FISHER (foster-mother) and the late John FISHER, Bridge Street, Sebastopol, Ballarat, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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