War dead Male Born 1918 Died 17/3/1943
Joseph Fisher was born in 1918 in Hoxton, a son of James Albert Fisher (1885-1964) and Florence Maud Fisher née Mills (1887-1965).
Electoral registers from 1918 to 1932 show his parents listed at 4 Nelson Cottages, Nelson Place, London, N1. In 1934 they were registered to vote at 69 Bastwick Street, London, EC1 and from 1935 onwards at 46-47 Richardson House, Haggerston Road, London, E8.
In 1937 he married Hilda S. Hunt (1920-2012) in the Shoreditch registration district. They had two children, Ronald J. Fisher (1938-1938) and Maureen A. Fisher (b.1939).
He enlisted as a Sapper in the Royal Engineers, service number 2014124, and was attached to their 275th Field Company when he died, aged 25 years, on 17 March 1943.
As he has no known grave he is commemorated on Face 10 of the Medjez-el-Bab Memorial in the Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery, Medjez-el-Bab, Tunisia.