Frank Fisher First World War Soldier c1917

Enlisted: Brisbane, 16 August 1917 in the 28th Reinforcements to the 11th Light Horse Regiment.
Embarked: Sydney on the troopship Ulysses, 19th December 1917. Landing at Suez, he is transferred to the 4th Light Horse Training Regiment at Moascar, Egypt, and eventually to the 11th Light Horse Regiment on 13th April 1918. Returns to Australia on the troopship Morvada, 20 July 1919.


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