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David FITZHUGH

Regimental number1300
Date of birth10 December 1898
Place of birthLandsdowne, Fairfield, New South Wales
SchoolPetersham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address93 Percival Road, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs P M Fitzhugh, 93 Percival Road, Stanmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18.10
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 37), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry Alfred and Priscilla Mary FITZHUGH, 30 Bruce Street, Stanmore, New South Wales. Native of Fairfield, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 121 Pte Harold Alfred FITZHUGH, 1st Bn, killed in action, 7 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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