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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: HMNZT 55
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: Military personnel file
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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