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Wallace Emmett FITZGERALD

Regimental number6296
Place of birthGundagai, New South Wales
Other NamesWallace R
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway porter
AddressLilyvale, Gundagai, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Fitzgerald, Lilyvale, Gundagai, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 4,Field Ambulance 5, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/48/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2047 Pte William John FITZGERALF, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 January 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 September 1980
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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