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Basil Mark Fisher was born on 8th October 1916 and educated at Eton. he went on to read Modern Languages and History at Trinity College, Cambridge. He was commissioned in the RAFVR in July 1938 and called to full-time service in October 1939. He was then working for the Board of Customs and Excise.
Fisher completed his training and joined 111 Squadron at Croydon on 12th May 1940. On 15th August, in an action with Ju88’s and Me110’s over Selsey, Fisher was shot down in flames. He baled out but was killed. His Hurricane, P3944, crashed at Greenwoods Farm, Sidlesham.
He was 23 and is buried in St John’s Church Cemetery, Eton.
His older brother, F/O AGA Fisher, also served in 111 Squadron and survived the war.