Casualty details

FISHER, FRED

Rank:
Lance Corporal
Service No:
24066
Date of Death:
24/04/1915
Age:
22
Regiment/Service:
Canadian Infantry
 
13th Bn.
Awards:
V C
Panel Reference
Panel 24 - 26 - 28 - 30.
Memorial
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Additional Information:

Son of Mr. W. H. Fisher, of 100, Fort St., Montreal.


Citation

An extract from "The London Gazette," No. 29202, dated 22nd June, 1915, records the following:-"On 23rd April, 1915, in the neighbourhood of St. Julien, he went forward with the machine gun, of which he was in charge, under heavy fire, and most gallantly assisted in covering the retreat of a battery, losing four men of his gun team. Later, after obtaining four more men, he went forward again to the firing line and was himself killed while bringing his machine gun into action under very heavy fire, in order to cover the advance of supports."

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YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL

Casualty Record Detail
Country:
Belgium
Locality:
West-Vlaanderen

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