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John Patrick FITZGERALD

Regimental number3741
Place of birthCoburg, Victoria
SchoolSacred Heart School, Preston, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
Address26 Garner Street, Preston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mre M Fitzgerald, 26 Garner Street, Preston, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death18
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Mary FITZGERALD. Native of Coburg, Melbourne
Family/military connectionsCousin: Pte J P Stokes, killed in action, Gallipoli

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