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James Joseph FISHER

Regimental number1621
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSheet metal worker
AddressSunshine, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 7"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Fisher, McDonald Road, Sunshine, Victoria
Enlistment date30 September 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force, Army Medical Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 13 June 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board SS Melusia on 16 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 6 November 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 19 February 1919
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 17 March 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 11 August 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Morinda on 1 September 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Marsina on 28 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 2 October 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board SS Sumatra on 10 November 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Meklong on 6 September 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 18 December 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Melusia on 22 August 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board SS Makambo on 16 September 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Matunga on 27 July 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Marsina on 14 December 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Date of death28 June 1919
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialFootscray Cemetery, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
187
Discharge date2 March 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 8 August 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 1916; discharged Melbourne, 2 March 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FISHER James Joseph

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