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John Francis FITZPATRICK

Regimental number5674
Place of birthLeichhardy, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers, Lewisham, NSW (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarter
AddressKatoomba, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Fitzpatrick, Foster Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingZillebeke, near Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialBirr Cross Roads Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 22), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Catherine FITZPATRICK, 31 Foster Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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