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Francis FISHER

Regimental number27277
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolWest Leichhardt Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCanister maker
AddressLilyfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Fisher, 'Nimrod', Lamb Street, Lilyfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service29th Infantry; Australian Citizen Forces
Enlistment date1 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameReinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 26), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Christiana Elizabeth FISHER, 'Pemrod', Lamb Street, Lilyfield, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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