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Leo John FITZPATRICK

Regimental number4491
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHospital attendant
AddressGrosvenor Cafe, George Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height6' 0"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinSister, Eileen Fitzpatrick, 10 Kenilworth Street, Dublin, Ireland
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Royal Australian Navy.
Enlistment date8 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Unit nameNo 3 Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/67/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 15 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1916
Discharge date31 August 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Enlisted, 6 April 1916; embarked Sydney, 15 May 1915.

Proceeded to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 15 August 1915. Promoted Acting Corporal, Lemnos, 1 September 1915; transferred to Base, Alexandria, Egypt, 12 October 1915; invalided to England, embarked Mudros, 21 October 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', from Portland, 8 May 1916; disembarked Melbourne, 19 June 1916; discharged, 31 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FITZPATRICK Leo John

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