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Full Name
Harry Fisher
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Harry
Surname
Fisher
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
39376
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs Fisher (mother), Awanui, Kaitaia, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Awanui, New Zealand
Military District
Kaitaia
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 151
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
12 July 1942
Age at Death
33
Year of Death
1942
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
XIII. B. 25.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Harry Fisher was the son of Ikanui Kaka Fisher and Mate Ikanui Fisher, of Awanui
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.

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