Malcolm Fisher

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 27.05.1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/9112
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 14th Battalion, 'D' Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 35
  • Date of Death: 04.11.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Chocques Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: I.J.123.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Taynault, Argyll
  • Address: c/o Clark, 14 Garland Pl, Dundee
  • Occupation: Bank Clerk, Clydesdale Bank, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Marjory Fisher, “Achnahannet” Taynuilt

  • Father:

    Hugh Fisher, “Achnahannet” Taynuilt

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Catherine Honeyman Fisher, 14 Garland Pl, Dundee

  • Children:

    Malcolm, born, 17.02.1917

More about Malcolm Fisher

Malcolm Fisher   S/9112   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

DUNDEE SERGEANT SERIOUSLY WOUNDED.

News has been received by his wife, who resides in Garland Place, Dundee, that Sergeant Malcolm Fisher, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, very severely wounded in the recent fighting, is making slow but satisfactory progress and that there are hopes of his recovery.  Sergeant Fisher is the son of Mr Hugh Fisher, “Achnahannet,” Taynuilt, and before joining the forces early in the year, 1915, was on the staff of the Clydesdale Bank, Dundee, being well known and highly respected in business circles.  He is a fine Gaelic scholar, and always took a part in Highland affairs.  He was prominently associated with the Dundee Gaelic Choir.

Dundee Courier 3rd November 1916

DUNDEE SOLDIER DIES OF WOUNDS.

WELL KNOWN IN HIGHLAND CIRCLES.

The sad intelligence reached his wife, who resides at 14 Garland Place, Dundee, on Saturday that Sergeant Malcolm Fisher, of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who was reported seriously wounded a few days ago, had succumbed to his wounds.

Sergeant Fisher was in the service of the Clydesdale Bank, and was well known in Dundee, particularly in Highland circles.  He was a fine Gaelic scholar and a member of the Dundee Gaelic Choir.  Sergeant Fisher was a son of Mr Hugh Fisher, farmer, Taynuilt.

Dundee Courier 13th November 1916

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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