Other names: Cecil George
Locations in this story: Iwerne Courtney, Blandford, DorsetIwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, DorsetSturminster, Dorset
Story: Cecil George Fisher was born at Iwerne Courtney, Blandford, Dorset, on 3rd June 1896 and baptised there on 2nd August 1896, the son of Henry Fisher and Sarah Harriet Fisher (née Baker). He spent most of his life at the family home at The Brickyard, Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset. He enlisted and served with the 443rd Labour Company of the Labour Corps as a Private (Service No. 134792). It is not known in which theatre of war he served nor is there any record of medals being awarded. The 1921 Census and the 1939 Register indicates he was living still at Brickyard Cottages, Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset, being described in 1939 as a Smallholder and still single. He death was recorded in the Sturminster, Dorset, Registry in 1973. Cecil's brother William Henry (b.1893) also served in the war but sadly died of a fever in 1916 while serving with the Wiltshire Regiment in Mesopotamia.