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Michael Leslie FITZGERALD

Regimental number2645
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTinsmith
AddressWest Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Fitzgerald, 4 Banks Street, West Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date25 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5836 Pte Cornelius John FITZGERALD, 24th Bn, effective abroad, (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 November 1954
Place of burialKew Cemetery

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