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Richard FITZGERALD

Regimental number2170
Place of birthWaterford, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSarina, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Maurice Fitzgerald, Bally Kinsella, Tramore, County Waterford, Ireland
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FITZGERALD Richard

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