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Full Name
Colin Fisher
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Colin
Surname
Fisher
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
39317
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs Mata Rapana (mother), Awanui, Far North, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Awanui, Far North, New Zealand
Military District
Kaitaia
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion, Headquarters
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 62
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion, Headquarters
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
23 May 1941
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
  • Athens Memorial, Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Memorial Reference
Face 13.
Biographical Notes
Son of Ikanui Fisher and Mate Ikanui Fisher, of Awanui
Description of Image
Portrait, Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II
Further References
Sources Used
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Northland roll of honour and servicemen of WW II [electronic resource]. (2002). Whangarei, Returned Services Association.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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