Private Edward (Ted) Fisher

Title in English
Reading soldier

Description
Edward Fisher was born in Reading in 1886. He worked as a seedsman's assistant until 1904 and enlisted in the Grenadier Guards 20 August 1904. Went to a reserve 20 August 1912 and worked for the Post Office. Went to B reserve 20 August 1913 but was mobilized on 5 August 1914. Edward was killed at Soupir 14/16 September 1914. Awarded 1914 Star, War medal, Victory medal. Name listed on Post Office memorial, Reading

Summary description of items
Letter from Ted Fisher's sister to Ted Fisher's nephew Reg Fisher and Mrs Reg Fisher, dated 1990, describing Ted Fisher's life Postcard photograph of Ted Fisher and reservists from Grenadier guards, Ted Fisher second from left in middle row, probably 1914 Photocopy of Ted Fisher's Short Service Record Photograph of Earnest (Ernie) Fisher, Ted's brother, at La Ferte-sous-Jouarre war memorial, France

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ID
17239
Source
http://europeana1914-1918.eu/...
Number of items
16
Person
Edward (Ted) Fisher
Died: September 14, 1914 in Soupir, France
Language
English
Keyword
Recruitment and Conscription
Front
Western Front
Contributor
Janet Fisher
License
http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Collection day
REA01
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    Photograph of Earnest (Ernie) Fisher, Ted's brother, at La Ferte-sous-Jouarre war memorial, France

    La Ferte-sous-Jouarre, France

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    Photograph of Earnest (Ernie) Fisher, Ted's brother, at La Ferte-sous-Jouarre war memorial, France

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