FISHER, George Duncan
(Service number 9/279)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank Corporal


Date 19 August 1890 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Kapuka
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin John A. FISHER (father), Kapuka, Southland
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Otago Mounted Rifles
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Embarked From Port Chalmers, Dunedin Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Mounted Rifles

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 13 June 1958 Age 68 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 200, Plot 11
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Duncan Fisher was the oldest son of John Alexander and Elizabeth Margaret (née Dunford). His brothers, Albert William Fisher and James McNicol Fisher, also served in World War I, as did his uncles - Charles Christopher Dunford and Edward Samuel Dunford.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Datasbase [19 July 2019]

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