Second Lieutenant Geoffrey Herbert Fisher
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : n/a

Battalion : 8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Nottingham. Son of Horace Arthur and Sarah Kate Fisher, of Arno Vale, Nottingham. Educated At Malvern and Clare College, Cambridge. He enlisted into the Canadian Light Horse on the outbreak of war and served until he gained a commission with the Sherwood Foresters as Second Lieutenant 23rd June 1915. He was seriously wounded by a German grenade in both thighs and left arm during attacks at Hohenzollern Redoubt and the Big Willie trench system, France. He died of wounds 25th October 1915, age 26, at No. 6 General Hospital, Etaples, France.

Buried/Commemorated : Etaples Military Cemetery, France. Plot 1. Row A. Grave 13.

His brother Captain John Wilfred Fisher, D.S.O. 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in the Great War.

Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
Second Lieutenant Geoffrey Herbert Fisher grave

Second Lieutenant Fisher is also commemorated on the following memorials:-

Arnot Hill Park War Memorial, Arnold, Nottinghamshire.

Arnot Hill Park War Memorial, Arnold, Nottinghamshire.

St. Mary's Church War Memorial, Arnold, Nottinghamshire.

St. Paul's Church War Memorial, Daybrook, Nottinghamshire.