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Edward Michael FITZGERALD

Regimental number6006
Place of birthBurwood, New South Wales
SchoolBurwood Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCity Road Inspector
AddressCheltenham, Redmyre Road, Strathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs S S Fitzgerald, Cheltenham, Redmyre Road, Strathfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNSW Infantry - 4 years
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death26
Family/military connectionsSon: 2662 Pte John Joseph FITZGERALD, 2nd Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.

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