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Saturday, 10 November 2012

Fisher, Luke Path Knight

Lieutenant Luke Path Knight Fisher
was born on 5th June 1875.  He was of Church of Ireland faith. 
On 15th May 1893 Fisher joined the Northern Bank at Head Office.   Transfers followed to Balbriggan (1893), Ball’s (1895), Head Office (1898), Comber (1898), Head Office (1900) and Dungiven (1900).  

In 1901 Fisher was boarding in house 34, Dungiven, Co. Londonderry.  Further transfers followed to Falls (1904), Head Office (1911), Cushendall (1912) and Head Office (1915).  

By 1911 Fisher has married and is living in house 4, Waverley Drive, Bangor, Co. Down.  He describes himself as a Bank Cashier. 
On ‘Ulster Day’, Saturday, 28th September 1912, Fisher signed the Ulster Covenant at Glenville, Cushendall. 
On 7th November 1915, he volunteered and enlisted into the Royal Engineers.  He was later promoted to Lieutenant.  He may also have served in the Kings Liverpool Regiment.  He relinquished his commission on 1st June 1919 on account of ill-health caused by wounds. 
Following demobilisation, Fisher retired from the Bank on 31st August 1919. He was a member of the Belfast Naturalists’ Field Club.

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