FISHER, James McNicol
(Service number 24884)

First Rank Last Rank Driver


Date 16 August 1895 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Temuka
Occupation Blacksmith
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Margaret Elizabeth FISHER (mother), 80 Denmark Street, Temuka
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 14th Reinforcements, New Zealand Field Artillery, No 2 Field Battery
Date 26 June 1916
Transport Tahiri or Manganui
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Field Artillery

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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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 30 October 1973 Age 77 years
Place of Death Temuka
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 190, Plot 723
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James McNicol Fisher was the second son of John Alexander and Elizabeth Margaret (née Dunford). He married Elizabeth Sarah Douglas on 20 June 1923 at Temuka. His brothers, Albert William Fisher and George Duncan 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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