Fonds MCC69 - Arthur Maxwell Fisher

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Arthur Maxwell Fisher

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  • 1902-1925 (Creation)
    Fisher, Arthur Maxwell

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10 cm of textual records
6 photographs

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Biographical history

Arthur Maxwell Fisher was born in Woodstock, New Brunswick, in 1887, the son of Williamson Fisher (1847-1913) and Annie Emery Fisher (1857-1932). Arthur received a public school education, graduated in 1905 from the Carleton County Grammar School and earned a medical degree . Arthur Fisher married Mildred Carvell. When the First World War began, he became a captain in the Royal Army Medical Corps. On 12 October 1917, he was killed in action and was buried at the Baird Cottage Cemetery in Boesingha, Belgium. He was posthumously awarded the order of St. Sava, 5th Class.

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Fonds consists of Arthur M. Fisher's school diploma, World War I related news clippings, postcards, photographs of Fisher as a soldier in the First World War (all informal poses), and a scrapbook containing social memorabilia. There is also correpondence about Fisher's death; a 1925 letter regarding Fisher's decoration received by Mildred Fisher; and a book, The War Graves of the British Empire, containing brief biographical information on Arthur Fisher.

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