William Alfred FISH

FISH, William Alfred

Service Number: 3229
Enlisted: 24 February 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 29th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sale, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Swan Reach, East Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Sarsfield and Kalimna State Schools, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Linesman
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 9 October 1917
Cemetery: Oxford Road Cemetery, Belgium
Plot 111, Row H, Grave 3. Headstone inscription reads: Ever remembered R.I.P.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kalimna State School (Lakes Entrance), Lakes Entrance & District Roll Great War Roll of Honor, Lakes Entrance WW1 Memorial, Lakes Entrance and District War Memorial, Postmaster-General's Dept Qld. WWI
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World War 1 Service

24 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3229, Melbourne, Victoria
4 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3229, 29th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Berrima embarkation_ship_number: A35 public_note: ''
4 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3229, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
9 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3229, 29th Infantry Battalion, Battle of Poelcapelle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Alfred Fish and Rachel Fish nee Young of Lakes Entrance, Victoria formely of Swan Reach, Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal