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John FITZGIBBON

Regimental number1353
Place of birthManchester, England
SchoolCatholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address40 Moonbie, Street Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jane Fitzgibbon, 40 Moonbie Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed 7 years in the Australian Irish Rifles, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date6 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1343
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death49
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4825 Pte Arthur FITZGIBBON, 19th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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