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Leslie Enrmett James FITZGERALD

Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) College, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCivil servant
AddressGeraldine, Patterson Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, P Fitzgerald, Geraldine, Patterson Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as a Lieutenant in the 55th Battalion, Citizen Military Forces, Collingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date10 February 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name5th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given names listed on Nominal Roll as Leslie Emmett
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDeville Wood Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row R, Grave No. 7), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Katherine FITZGERALD, 42 Abbotsford Street, Abbotsford, Victoria

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