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John FITZGERALD

Regimental number21218
Place of birthAllora Queensland
SchoolAllora State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPolice constable
AddressCloncurry, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, E Fitzgerald, Cambooya, Queensland
Enlistment date4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 36th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
FateKilled in Action 30 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 5), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary FITZGERALD, Felton, Queensland. Native of Allora, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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