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Full Name
Robert Fisher
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Robert
Surname
Fisher
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
823196
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Sawmiller
Next of Kin
Mrs I. Fisher (wife), Care of Miss J. Reihana, Main South Road, Temuka, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
50 Nith Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Military District
Invercargill
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Embarkation Date
21 February 1944 or 31 March 1944
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel
Mooltan or Willem Ruys
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 13
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 40
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
22 September 1944
Age at Death
39
Year of Death
1944
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Cesena War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
V, D, 2.
Biographical Notes
Robert Fisher was the son of William and Sarah Fisher; husband of I. Fisher, of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand.
Further References
28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945. URL: http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz
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