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Fisher, T.

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Former Lindsay boy missing after operations

Another bomber crew saw plane drop bomb load and start away

Entire crew still missing from raid

F.O. Fisher, navigator on a Lancaster bomber, is reported missing after an operational flight over Northwest Germany on October 13, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fisher, 246 Arlington Ave., Toronto and who are former well-known residents of Lindsay.

This was his second flight over enemy territory. The entire crew, six of them Canadians, are still missing. According to the crew of another bomber in the Leaside Squadron, F.O. Fisher’s plane had bombed the target and was on the way back when it was out of formation it was a dark night, and the fate of the men could not be ascertained.

Born in Lindsay, F.O. Fisher attended General Mercer Public School and Parkdale Collegiate. He was taking an honour course in languages at Victoria College when he enlisted in March 1943. F.O. Fisher trained at Lachine, Victoriaville and Ancienne Lorette, Que., where he received his wings and commission. He went overseas in February of this year. F.O. Fisher played hockey for a U. of T. team. A brother, Bandsman John Fisher, RCNVR, is at Halifax.

Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Item Types:
Died on October 15, 1944
Lindsay Post
Date of Publication:
21 Nov 1944
Date Of Event:
15 Oct 1944
Personal Name(s):
Thomas Francis Fisher ; Thomas Fisher ; John Fisher
World War II Service Files
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Fisher, T.