Flight Sergeant Noel FISHER

Service No: 409679
Born: Fitzroy VIC, 6 February 1912
Enlisted in the RAAF: 10 October 1941
Unit: No. 454 Squadron
Died: Air Operations: (No. 454 Squadron Baltimore aircraft FA574), Greek Islands, 21 September 1943, Aged 31 Years
Buried: Rhodes War Cemetery, Greece
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William John and Ethel Maud Fisher; husband of Edith lsobell Fisher, of Brunswick, Victoria, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 105, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 21 September 1943, Baltimore FA574 on an Aegean patrol was hit by anti-aircraft fire and forced to ditch to the south of Rhodes.

The crew members of FA574 were:

Flight Sergeant Noel Fisher (409679) (Wireless Operator / Air Gunner) Killed during the ditching
Sergeant John Archibald Ganly (414481) PoW, Discharged from the RAAF: 2 November 1945
Sergeant Peter Sutherland Kennedy (413609) (Pilot) PoW, Discharged from the RAAF: 14 November 1945
Sergeant Alvin Frederick Liebich (416220) PoW, Discharged from the RAAF: 14 February 1946


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Lax, M. R. (Mark Roger) Alamein to the Alps: 454 Squadron RAAF 1941-1945, M R Lax Wanniassa ACT 2903, 2006
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/13/131

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