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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Nottingham
Geoffrey Herbert was born at Nottingham in 1889, the son of Horace Arthur and Sarah Kate Fisher (nee Thackeray) of Arno Vale, Daybrook, Nottinghamshire. He was educated at Malvern and Clare College, Cambridge. In the 1901 census he is 13 years of age and is a pupil at a school at Eastbourne, East Sussex
25 Oct 1915
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501090 - CWGC Website
Second Lieutenant
1st Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
At the outbreak of the war in 1914, he enlisted into the Canadian Light Horse and served with them until he was sent to a commissioning board in 1915. He was commissioned into The Sherwood Foresters as a 2nd Lieutenant on the 23rd June 1915, when he was posted to the 1/8th Battalion, then serving in France. He was wounded during the fighting for the Hohzenzollern Redoubt. He died of his wounds on the 25th October 1915, in the main base hospital at Etaples.
He is buried in the Etaples Military cemetery, France His younger brother Captain John Wilfred Fisher of the 10th Battalion The Sherwood Foresters also served and died during the 'Great War'
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Geoffrey Herbert Fisher - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Etaples Military Cemetery, France. Courtesy of Murray Biddle