Walter Stanley FISHER

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FISHER, Walter Stanley

Service Number: 4272
Enlisted: 27 September 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Marulan, New South Wales, Australia, 1885
Home Town: Mundijong, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Schooling: Public School, Marulan, New South Wales and State School, Rockingham, Western Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, vicinity Pozieres France, 6 August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France, Puchevillers British Cemetery, Puchevillers, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Jarrahdale Roll Of Honor WW1, Jarrahdale War Memorial, Mundijong Honour Roll, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

27 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4272, 16th Infantry Battalion
29 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4272, 16th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Runic embarkation_ship_number: A54 public_note: ''
6 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4272, 48th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

His brother, Osborne Fisher is commemorated on the same Villers-Bretonnex panel.

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 31.

Their brother Benjamin fell in the Boer War.

Another brother, William Joseph Fisher survived the Great War but had to have a lung removed as a result of gas poisoning

 

They were sons of William and Elizabeth Fisher