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FISHER : D C M, George



Reference Name LP11018

Conflict Commemorated:WWI

Last Name:FISHER : D C M

First Name:George

Birthplace:Grantham

Residence:Hoddington? [Holdingham]

Rank:Private

Service Number:8327

Regiment/ Service:9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers

Date of Death:24/05/1915

Cause of Death:Killed in action

Place of Burial/ Commemoration:YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL West-Vlaanderen

Country:Belgium

Panel/ Bay/ Grave:5

UK Memorials:Navenby

Biographical Notes:8327 Private G Fisher 9th Lancers For conspicuous gallantry. Hearing a wounded man of another regiment calling for help, he, in company with another private, went out of the trench under a heavy fire, and carried the man in through the wire entanglement. https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/29503/supplement/2643 KILLED IN ACTION - Mr. and Mrs Fisher, of the Lion and Royal Hotel, received the sad news from the War Officer on Sunday morning that their son, Pte. George Fisher of the 9th Lancers was killed in action on the 24th May, at Ypres. No particulars are yet forthcoming as to how he was killed. He was formerly five years with Lord Chas. Bentineck as second houseman, and joined his Lordship's Regiment last September from Navenby. Then weeks after joining the colours he was in Flanders. Lincolnshire Chronicle [Navenby]. 26 June, 1915, page 3.

Researcher:C J Anderson

Notes:Commemorated panel 5, YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL / Navenby St Peter / Navenby Wesleyan/ Sleaford St Denys / Sleaford St Denys Church Lads / Sleaford War Memorial / Sleaford William Alvey School

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