Walter Sydney Fisher

King's Shropshire Light Infantry

Personal Details

  • Born 1881
  • Next of kin - Mrs Alice Ann Fisher (wife), 20 Pepper Street, Whitchurch
  • Civilian occupation - Stoker at Whitchurch Gas Works

Military Details

Regiment : King's Shropshire Light Infantry, Royal Defence Corps
Rank : Private
Service Number : 87899, 14536

  • 17/09/1914 Enlisted with King's Shropshire Light Infantry
  • 22/04/1916 Received gunshot wound to left elbow at Ypres
  • 18/10/1916 Discharged from Aberystwyth Red Cross Hospital after 59 days
  • 26/11/1916 Embarked Southampton
  • 27/11/1916 Disembarked Rouen & joined 7th K.S.L.I
  • 25/01/1917 Reposted to 6th K.S.L.I
  • 31/01/1918 Granted leave to UK
  • 23/02/1918 Etaples - wound to left hand
  • 23/02/1918 Transferred to England on hospital ship "Stad Antwerpen"
  • 27/08/1918 Attended Medical Board at Knowsley Park. Classified B2
  • 23/09/1918 Compulsorily transferred to Royal Defence Corps
  • 06/03/1919 Transferred to Reserve

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