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Harold William FITZGERALD

Regimental number2912
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
SchoolSisters of St. Joseph (Catholic) School
Other trainingNil
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPortland Place, Portland, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Ann Fitzgerald, Portland Place, Portland, South Australia
Previous military serviceCadets
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death19.1
Place of burialHangard Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah Ann FITZGERALD
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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