Monday 16 February 2009

Private George Fisher

Born on 10 August 1888 in Belfast, Ireland - husband of Elizabeth Fisher, Belfast, Ireland - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: present address in Lindsay, Ontario, trade as labourer, married, no current military service, previously served in the 39th Battalion (two months), Church of England, height of 5 feet 8 inches, chest of 38 inches fully expanded, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark brown hair.

Joined the 109th Battalion, CEF, in Lindsay, Ontario, on 7 December 1915 (number 724696) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 4 or 6 December 1916 - wounded on 9 April 1917 - invalided to England on 14 April 1917 - died of his wounds on 16 April 1917 - buried in Belfast (Dundonald) Cemetery (grave F5.501), Ireland.

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