McMichael William Fisher Lt 162659

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Name McMichael William Fisher
Army number 162659
Rank Lt
Decorations M.C. (19/10/1944) and Bar (3/5/1945).
Date of birth 18/11/1916.
Age 71 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - granted an Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 21/12/1940. Posted to No 4 Infantry Training Centre. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 12/11/1942 as Signals Officer. Served Normandy. With the Battalion on disbandment 26/8/1944 (shown as admitted to hospital). Attached to Essex Regiment 30/9/1944, Posted 2nd Battalion. Unemployed list 1947.
Company/Battery ITC - Special Company, 11th Battalion - HQ, B, C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Signals Officer, C Company 2 i/c 14/6/1943.
Joined Brigade 12-Nov-42.
Promotions W/S Lt 21/6/1942, A/Captain 14/6/1943, T/Captain 14/9/1943, A/Major 21/1/1945, W/S Captain and T/Major 21/4/1945.
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death 4/2/1988, Tunbridge Wells.
Home address Spouse - Barbara.
Source table 11DLI