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Francis Xavier FITZGERALD

Regimental number15674
Place of birthRedfern New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraph operator
Address'Selby', Hardie Avenue, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs T Fitzgerald, 'Selby', Hardie Avenue, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Previous military service26th Infantry
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 4, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollTrench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 June 1965
Place of burialBotany Cemetery

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