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Frederick John Fisher

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Portrait, Frederick John Fisher, taken while undergoing pilot training in New Zealand 1944. (family collection) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Frederick John Fisher, taken while undergoing pilot training in New Zealand 1944. (family …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick John AWMM
  • Surname
    Fisher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    John AWMM
  • Service number
    • 439716 AWMM
    • NZ4312239 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 May 1922 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 18 March 1942 AWMM 46 Wyndrum Avenue, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Lilian Fisher (mother), 46 Wyndrum Avenue, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 May 1943 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 439716 AWMM
    • NZ4312239 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • 14th Defence Platoon AWMM
    • Pilot training school, Royal New Zealand Air Force, New Zealand AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 18 March 1942 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Audit Clerk/Civilian AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      6 foot (approx) AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      hazel AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Motor neurone disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Training as a Public Accountant at the time of enlistment

    Enlisted after having first received 12 month's treatment for goitre.

    Returned to New Zealand from New Caledonia on 10 September 1943, to undergo pilot training with the Royal New Zealand Air Force.

    After completion of pilot training, was stationed at Jacquinot Bay, New Britain, leaving New Zealand on 21 May 1945, to serve with 20 (Fighter) Squadron.

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 2003 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 February 2006 AWMM
    Age 83 AWMM
    OrewaHibiscus Coast AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wainui Cemetery, 26 Cemetery Rd, Wainui, Rodney District AWMM Service section, plot 15 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 and 27 February 2006 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 42 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 and 27 February 2006 AWMM

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