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Full Name
Douglas Muir Fisher
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Douglas Muir
Surname
Fisher
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
23367
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Rifleman
Next of Kin
Robert Fisher (father), Pukerimu, Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
7th Reinforcements 1st Battalion, E Company
Embarkation Date
27 May 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tofua
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
33
Page on Nominal Roll
27
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
3 February 1918
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference
XXVII. FF. 1A
Memorial Name
Cambridge War Memorial, Queen Street, Cambridge, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
Son of Robert and Marion Fisher, of Pukerimu, Cambridge
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
  • Name panels , 1914-1918, (2 panels, Allwill - Liddington, and Chambers - Wilson) Cambridge War Memorial, New Zealand. (Photo G.A. Fortune 1999)
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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