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Cornelius John FITZGERALD

Regimental number5836
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address4 Banks Street, West Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Fitzgerald, 4 Banks Street, West Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date18 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2645 Pte Michael Leslie FITZGERALD, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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