Oswald Fisher (1895-1916)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

FISHER, OSWALD. Private. No PLY/585(S). Royal Marine Light Infantry. 2nd R.M. Battalion Royal Naval Division. Born Paddock 4.2.1895. Son of Thomas D. and Edith Fisher, 11 Mark Street, Paddock. Educated Paddock Council School and Huddersfield Technical College. Employed by Messrs James Shires and Sons of Milnsbridge as a pattern weaver and student designer. Attended the Brunswick Street United Methodist Chapel and was a member of the Young Men's Bible Class. Enlisted 5.11.1914. After 3 months training he was sent with the first contingent to the Dardenelles and was amongst the last to leave on evacuation in January, 1916. Killed in action at Beaumont Hamel, 30.10.1916, aged 21 years. Buried HAMEL MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row C, Grave 20.
ROH:- All Saints Church, Paddock.

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