Arthur William Fischer was born 12-FEB-1897 in Marthasville.  He later lived in Augusta.  His parents were August E. Fischer (1862-1928) and his mother was Anna Elise Tuepker (1868-1932).  He had three sisters; Olinda, Amanda and Verna.  He had three brothers; Emil, Orgain and Erwin.  Draft registration indicates that he worked for Leo H. Volkerblessing R.R. in Higginsville MO.  Fischer entered the service on 20-OCT-1918.  He died 5-NOV-1918 at Camp Bowie Texas.  

The death certificate indicates: died of pneumonia, broncho left and right lobes.  Arthur William Fischer is buried at Schluersburg (near Defiance MO) Bethany United Church of Christ Cemetery in St Charles County.  

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