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Raymond Fisher

Raymond Fisher

Date of Birth

16 July 1892

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College, 1912-1914

Service number

2377

WW1 rank

Private

M.G. Sec, Staffordshire Regiment

Date of death

19 June 1915

Buried/memorial

R.E. Farm Cemetery (Grave/Memorial reference: IV. A. 18)

Biography

Private Raymond Fisher was the son of Samuel Joseph and Elizabeth Annie Fisher. He attended Borough Road College for two years before going straight into active service. On the annual reports he is the first (casualty) to be marked as “serving with H.M. Forces”. In September 1914 he enlisted into 5th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment, and joined the machine gun section. He was killed on 19 June 1915, aged 22.

Sources

Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BFSS/2/9/14/8, BRCRU009, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), 1915 Annual Report