Newton FISK

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FISK, Newton

Service Numbers: 221, 4081
Enlisted: 3 February 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 4th Field Company Engineers
Born: Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Mosman, Municipality of Mosman, New South Wales
Schooling: Grammar School, Cape Town, South Africa
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Died of wounds - bomb wounds to the skull, At sea (HS Dunluce Castle), 23 September 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Panel 12
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Moree ANZAC Centenary Memorial
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World War 1 Service

3 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 221, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
25 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 221, 18th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
25 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 221, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
12 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 4th Field Company Engineers, Transferred from the 18th Battalion to the 4th Field Company Engineers with a new service number 4081
21 Sep 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 4081, 4th Field Company Engineers, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Bomb wound to the head fracturing his skull; invalided to Dunluce Castle where he died at sea
23 Sep 1915: Involvement Sapper, SN 4081, 4th Field Company Engineers, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Lived in South Africa for about 5 years before returning to Australia aged 16 years

Son of William and Charlotte Ann Fisk of Stanton Road, Mosman, NSW. Brother of Gordon Fisk who was killed in action on 12 April 1918 while serving with the 17th Battalion and George Fisk who returned to Australia on 17 August 1915 after being wounded at Gallipoli while serving with the 2nd Light Horse Regiment

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Lived in South Africa for about 5 years before returning to Australia aged 16 years

Son of William and Charlotte Ann Fisk of Stanton Road, Mosman, NSW. Brother of Gordon Fisk who was killed in action on 12 April 1918 while serving with the 17th Battalion and George Fisk who returned to Australia on 17 August 1915 after being wounded at Gallipoli while serving with the 2nd Light Horse Regiment

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal