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FE FISH

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Captain FRANCIS EDWARD FISH

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CAPTAIN FRANCIS EDWARD FISH
3rd Battalion, attached 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment (The Green Howards)
Killed: 17th May 1915, aged 39.
Buried: Guards’ Cemetery, Windy Corner, Cuinchy. V. K. 4. (Pas de Calais).
School: 1886 – 1887
Register: DOB 5th March 1876, admitted 14th September 1886, aged 10. Son of Ralph and Elizabeth Mar. Fish, 17, Private Road, Sherwood. later Manchester. Occupation: None. Removed: Mids 1887.
Also Educated at King Edward's School Birmingham and Askern College, Doncaster, Fish joined the old 2nd Reserve Volunteer Regiment of the Yorkshire Brigade in 1901 and was transferred to the 3rd Battn (Knaresborough Militia in 1904, getting his company in 1909. Re-joined at the outbreak of war and was employed for some time on Coast Defence. Was blown off his feet during the bombardment of Hartlepool by a shell which burst some yards away; embarked for France with a draft of 350 men of the 2nd Battn on 19 March 1915 and killed in action by a shell neat Festubert. Married in 1913 to Elizabeth Ackroyd who died June 1914.

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YG

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SLW; De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-19.