WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
FISHER
Forname(s)
George
Birthplace
Woodstock 1899 Birth registered Winter 1899
Family
Parents
Charles, a platelayer on the railway, and Rose
Siblings
George was the 4th of five sons.
Edith, John, Fred, Henry, George, Frank (1901 Census) joined by Ethel 8, and Rose 5, living in Old Woodstock (1911 Census)
Address(es)
Bladon (1901 Census) New Road Woodstock, 1918
Occupation
None listed
Service

Rank: Private

Number: 29423

Regiment: 6th Battalion, Prince Albert's Somerset Light Infantry

Death
Died of wounds,4th April 1918 possibly at the Battle of St Quentin aged 18
Burial
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Guise (La Desolation) French National Cemetery Flavigny-Le-Petit Ref Allied Section 1118 Total identified casualties 42 Inscription reads, NOT DEAD BUT SLEEPETH.

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Researched by: Alice Hipkiss
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/Woodstock.html
Ancestry, 'Photos credit of CWGC'. Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.