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.