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Leslie Manning FITZGERALD

Regimental number2139
Place of birthPhilip Street, Enmore, New South Wales
SchoolEltham College and Sydney Boys' High School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGilgandra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs J T Fitzgerald, Myrtle Street, Gilgandra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1916
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death23
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 42), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Timothy (B.A.) and Mary Catherine FITZGERALD, Miller Street, Gilgandra, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 29 Sergeant Edward Harold FITZGERALD, 13th Bn, died of wounds, 27 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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