Arthur Samuel Fisher

Memorial: Oldbury-on-Severn - St. Arilda’s Church

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Ordinary Seaman Bristol Z/2260

Parents: Samuel and Emma Fisher

Home address: Oldbury on Severn, Bristol

Date of birth: 1899

Place of birth: Bulwell, Nottingham

Date of death: 04/01/1918

Buried/Commemorated at: St Arild's Church, Oldbury-on-Severn, Bristol

Age: 19

Further information:

Arthur Samuel Fisher was born in Bulwell, Nottingham in 1899. He was the son of Samuel Fisher and his wife, Emma. In the 1911 Census the family lived at Oldbury-on-Severn. The census shows Samuel was a shopkeeper and police pensioner.

Arthur was serving as an Ordinary Seaman with the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve. He was based at the Royal Navy Depot at Crystal Palace. His service records show Arthur died ‘from disease’ on 4th January 1918 . His death was registered in the Croyden area and he was buried at St Arilda’s Church, Oldbury-on-Severn, Bristol.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Thornbury Roots Website, Forces War Records and CWGC