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Cecil Ernest Fisher

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cecil Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Fisher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 256 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    31 October 1868 Public source RathdrumWicklow Public source
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    South African Kalgoorlie, Western Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 256 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Miner/Civilian Public source
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    South Africa Vessel was Devon AWMM Private Public source

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cecil Fisher was the son of Captain Stephen Fisher and Mother Ann Fisher who arrived in New Zealand on the "Charlotte Jane" December 16th 1850. Farmed at "Beckenham".

    Cecil was schooled at Christ's College, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand and went to the Gold Fields at Kalgoorlie, WA about 1899/1900 with his brother.

    He enlisted for the war in Kaloorlie. Discharge date not known - records were accidentally destroyed in South Aftrica by Army. Discharged end of 12 month service period. No photos of documents remain for this many, and his name appears on no memorials. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 December 1902 Public source
    Age 34 AWMM
    TransvaalSouth Africa Public source
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Leydsdorp cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
      12 March 2017 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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