Fishwick James Gunner 14221753
Name Fishwick James
Army number 14221753
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the General Staff Corps 2/7/1942 and posted to a Primary Training Centre for Basic Training. Transferred to the Royal Artillery and posted to the 23rd Field training Regiment - no date given. Posted to the 178th Field Regiment 11/11/1942. Posted overseas 10/3/1943. Served India. Posted X List II India 11/3/1944. Posted 178th Field Regiment 15/3/1944. Posted X List II India 11/7/1944. Posted 178th Field Regiment 24/7/1944. Posted X List (2) b. India 28/7/1944. Posted 178th Field Regiment 15/8/1944. Posted X List (2) India 26/11/1945. Posted 178th Field Regiment 9/12/1945. Posted X List (2) South East Asia 11/3/1946. Posted 178th Field Regiment 24/4/1946. Returned to the UK. Posted to the R.A. Depot17/6/1946. Unit Release. Posted Y List (7) 10/8/1946. Relegated to the Z (T) Reserve 12/11/1946. Demobilised. Died 1949.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Research indicates that Gunner Fishwick died in Lancashire on 7/4/1949. Probate was granted at the Liverpool Registry on 19/5/1949. However, this information requires confirmation as the probate document mentions a widow and a marriage has not yet been traced.
Home address No family information yet.
Information on this Page has been extracted from the Royal Artillery Tracer Card found for this soldier on Ancestry.co.uk
Because of the relatively common nature of the name, and contradictory information on forenames, it is not yet possible to be definitive about Gunner Fishwick's genealogical data. Family help in clarifying the information would be most welcome.