Obergefreiter Herbert Lisser served in the Luftwaffe during World War Two. The rank of Obergefreiter in the Nazi Air Force was similar to a Flight Sergeant in the Royal Air Force.
Lisser was born at 51 Richthofenstrasse, Bremen, Germany. During the Second World War, the 21-year-old German became Prisoner of War number A58170. As a prisoner, he found himself in Northern Ireland.
Herbert sustained injuries during the conflict before his arrival in Northern Ireland. He received treatment at No. 24 British General Hospital, Campbell College, Belfast, Co. Down. He died as a result of cardiac arrest brought about by war wounds aged 21 years old on 22nd March 1945.
Herbert Lisser was first buried on 24th March 1945 in Glenalina Section AS, Grave 159, Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim. On 26th February 1948, he was reinterred in Glenalina Section ES, Grave 207 before being repatriated on 18th July 1962.