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Regimental number796
Date of birth1880
Place of birthManilla, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMaxwellton, Northern Railway, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, John H Fitzgerald, Huntsgrove Station via Manilla, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, G Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 216 Warrant Officer II Francis Xavier FITZGERALD, 6th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 November 1918; 4294 Pte William Bertie FITZGERALD, 29th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1948 - Stanthorpe, Queensland
Age at death68

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