Clarence Victor FISHER

FISHER, Clarence Victor

Service Number: 2147
Enlisted: 26 July 1915, Motocycle dispatch rider
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Richmond, Victoria, Australia, 1886
Home Town: North Perth, Vincent, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Assistant, Engineering Department
Died: Accidental -fractured Skull – Motor-cycle accident, Delhi Hospital, Tidworth, Wiltshire, England , United Kingdom, 18 September 1916
Cemetery: Tidworth Military Cemetery, England
Grave C.195 Personal Inscription HE WAS DEARLY LOVED AND WILL ALWAYS BE REMEMBERED, Tidworth Military Cemetery, Tidworth, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Postmaster General's Department Perth WWI HR
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World War 1 Service

26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2147, 28th Infantry Battalion, Motocycle dispatch rider
1 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 2147, 28th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
1 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 2147, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Deaths Sep 1916 Fisher Clarence V 31 Andover 2c 28[65]

Biography contributed by Evan Evans

The summary below was completed by Cathy Sedgwick – Facebook “WW1 Australian War Graves in England/UK/Scotland/Ireland

Died on this date – 18th September…… Private Clarence Victor Fisher was born at Richmond, Victoria in 1886. He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) on 26th July, 1915 as a 30 year old, single, Assistant, Engineering Department with General Post Master’s Office from North Perth, Western Australia
Private Clarence Victor Fisher embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia on HMAT Hororata (A20) on 1st October, 1915 with the 7th Infantry Brigade, 28th Infantry Battalion, 4th Reinforcements.

Private Fisher was admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital at Abbassia on 11th January, 1916 with Mumps. He was discharged to duty on 26th January, 1916.
Private Fisher was attached for duty to Garrison Headquarters at Zeitoun on 4th March, 1916 as a Motor Despatch Rider.

Private Clarence Victor Fisher was admitted to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital at Heliopolis on 18th March, 1916 with an injury to his Face & discharged on 27th March, 1916. He rejoined Garrison Headquarters at Zeitoun on 1st April, 1916 from Hospital.

Private Fisher proceeded overseas from Tel-el-Kebir on 10th June, 1916. He was taken on strength of A.I.F. Headquarters on 25th June, 1916 from Camp 26, Larkhill, Salisbury, Wiltshire.

Private Clarence Victor Fisher died on 18th September, 1916 at Delhi Hospital, Tidworth, Wiltshire, England from a fractured Skull – the result of a Motor-cycle accident.

He was buried in Tidworth Military Cemetery, Wiltshire, England where 172 other WW1 Australian War Graves are located.

(The above is a summary of my research. The full research can be found by following the link below)