FISCHER, Albert George
(Service number 6/1076)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||18 September 1891||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||291 Hereford Street, Christchurch|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs Catherine FISCHER, 291 Hereford Street, Christchurch|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Main Body|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Infantry Battalion|
|Transport||Tahiti or Athenic|
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|Date||15 March 1976||Age||84 years|
|Place of Death||Windermere Hospital, Timaru|
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Albert George Fischer was born on 18 September 1891 at Timaru, the son of Adolf Gottlieb Fischer, from Switzerland, and his Bavarian-born wife, Katherina Blab, who had come to New Zealand in 1879-80. Adolf was aphotographer in Timaru i the late 1880s-1890s. Albert married Ivy Louise Annie Duckmanton in 1917 at Christchurch.They had two children. .
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [20 January 2019]; School Admission record (Canterbury Branch NZSG) [20 January 2019]
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