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Vivian Edward FITZGERALD

Regimental number3355
Place of birthBundaberg, Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) College, Maryborough, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Emma Jane Chapman, Mirian Vale Hotel, Queensland
Previous military serviceCadets
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 April 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, Somme, France
Age at death20.4
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row S, Grave No. 12), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward L. and Emma Jane FITZGERALD, Miriam Vale, Queensland. Native of Bundaberg, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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