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Robert Edward FITZGERALD

Regimental number32395
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolPrincess Hill State School, North Carlton, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address'Eastham', Stephen Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Miss L Fitzgerald, 'Eastham', Stephen Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 24
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 13 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Place of burialQuerrieu British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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