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Forename(s): John Allan
Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 116160
Rank: Company Sergeant-Major
Regiment / Corps / Service: Canadian Infantry
Battalion / Unit: 72nd Battalion (Seaforth Highlanders of Canada)
Division: 4th Canadian Division
Date of Death: 1917-12-11
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: P. V. O. 11B.
CWGC Cemetery: ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE
John Allan Fisher (born 12 February 1881) was the son of Henry and Alice Fisher, née Hirst. Henry was born at Flockton and Alice at Meltham, Yorkshire.
1881 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 2, Gladstone Street - John A. Fisher, aged 7 weeks, born Skipton, son of Henry and Alice Fisher.
1891 Skipton, Yorkshire Census: 12, Gladstone Street - John A. Fisher, aged 10 years, born Skipton, son of Alice Fisher, widow.
John was married to Emily Monica Heyworth in Canada.
Canadian service records: http://www.baclac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
FISHER, Company Sergeant Major John Allan, aged 36, Canadian Regiment, youngest son of the late Mr. Hy. Fisher and Mrs. Fisher, 12 Gladstone Street, Skipton, died of wounds Dec. 11, 1917.
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Canadian Infantry
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 4th Canadian Division
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