Remembered with honour La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial.
He was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals, and was killed in action near Troyon.
There is an article about Mortimer in the Watford Illustrated dated 3 October 1914.
Son of Fred Charles and Clara Elizabeth (nee MORTIMER) FISHER of King’s Langley, Herts; husband of Margaret Sarah (nee BAILEY) FISHER of Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex.
His parents married 6 June 1882 at St Luke’s, Shepherd’s Bush, London. Fred(erick) died 6 November 1918 in King’s Langley aged 60, and was buried 11 November at All Saints, King’s Langley; Clara died 26 June 1948 in Bournemouth, Hants, aged 89.
Mortimer was born 24 March 1883 in King’s Langley, and baptised 21 April 1883 at All Saints, King’s Langley. He married 1912 in the Watford district. Margaret never remarried and died 2 January 1982 in Bourne End, Bucks, aged 96.
He has an entry in the National Probate Calendar.
On the 1891 Census, aged 8 he lived in Littlehampton, Sussex, with his mother and three siblings. On the 1901 Census, a Lieutenant in the 3rd West Yorkshire Militia aged 18, he was a visitor in Littlehampton. On the 1911 Census, a Captain in the West Yorkshire Regiment aged 28, he lived in York.
Date of death20/09/1914
Age at death31
Place of death
NotesMortimer is also commemorated on his parents' tomb at All Saints
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