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Fisher, John


Regimental number: 411076
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 1st Univ Co
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: died of wounds
Birth: 8 Jan 1896, Whitehaven, Cumberland, England
College Building memorial: First floor, northwest
Slide number(s): HR-1078
Notes: Date of death confirmed in military file from Library and Archives Canada. U of S sources have contradictory information since Fisher is listed on the "1928 list" but also simultaneously on lists of students who served and died, and served but survived.

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1914 Agro        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 17 Mar 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 19 years, 2 months
Height (inches): 70.50
Chest expansion (inches): 38.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.50
Previous military service (length): 3.5 yrs

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
1st Univ Co           
Imperial Army Commission    Dec. 1969      


Rank Date Notes
Private   RoS
Lieutenant   CB List


Date of death: 17 Apr 1919
Cause: died of wounds


Father: Fisher, Dr.
Father's Address: Whitehaven, Cumberland, England (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Whitehaven  student 1914 1915 U of S Calendar
Whitehaven, England   1928   1928 list
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 3108 - 49
College Building list #: 85
Roll of Honour list #: 69
Roll of Service (1928) #: 22
Long List #: 22

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