Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Fisher, Walde Gerard, 1894-1918
Parallel form(s) of name
Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules
Other form(s) of name
Identifiers for corporate bodies
Dates of existence
Waldemar Gerhard Fischer was born on 24 August 1894 in Horsham, Victoria to Carl Hermann Fischer and Rhoda Edith Schramm. Fisher won a Government Grammar School scholarship to Ipswich Grammar in 1908 and a University scholarship to the University of Queensland in 1913. Matriculating in March 1913, Walde attended UQ’s St. John’s College. He graduated with First Class Honours in Classics in 1916. He enlisted on 28 February 1916 and embarked with the 42nd Infantry Battalion, 2nd reinforcments on 16 August 1916. He was killed in action in France on 5 April 1918 and is buried at Heilly Station Cemetery, France.
Functions, occupations and activities
Mandates/sources of authority
Access points area
Subject access points
Place access points
Authority record identifier
Rules and/or conventions used
Level of detail
Dates of creation, revision and deletion
Created, Linda Justo, 15-Jul-2021.
Farley, S. (2018). 'Those imperishable names ... Walde Gerard Fisher and Charles Robertson Wonderley', University of Queensland Library blog, accessed online 15-Jul-2021.