|Place of birth||Kerry, Ireland|
|Address||Vic Hotel, Young Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Brother, John Fitzgibbons, Vic Hotel, Young Street, ,Annandale, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/18/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||1428|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength, 1st Bn, Gallipoli, 3 May 1915. Reported missing, 6-11 August 1915, but in fact wounded in action; disembarked Malta from hospital ship, 14 August 1915 (bullet wound, right hand and leg); admitted to St George's Hospital, 18 August 1915; transferred to All Saints' Camp, 4 September 1915; discharged to duty, 4 January 1916. Embarked for Egypt, 4 January 1916; rejoined Bn, Tel el Kebir, 11 January 1916.
Transferred to 53rd Bn, 13 February 1916; to 5th Pioneer Bn, 3 March 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 25 June 1916. Found guilty en route, 8 July 1916, of disobedience orf orders by entering a farm house at a halt without permission: awarded 1 day's Field Punishment No 2. Found guilty, 7 December 1916, of when on active service overstaying leave from 5 pm, 2 December, until 10.45 am, 6 December 1916: awarded 28 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 5 days' pay.
Wounded in action, 23 May 1917 (lacerated lip), and admitted to 29th Casualty Clearing Station, 24 May 1917; transferred to 1st South African General Hospital, Abbeville, 27 May 1917; to 5th Convalescent Depot, Cayeux, 5 June 1917; to Base Depot, 26 June 1917; rejoined unit, 8 July 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 29 September 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 15 October 1917.
Admitted to 55th Casualty Clearing Station, 8 October 1917 (influenza); transferred by Ambulance Train No 33 and admitted to 12th General Hospital, Rouen, 9 October 1918; to England, 17 October 1918, and admitted same day to Bath War Hospital. Discharged on furlough, 7 November 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 21 November 1918.
Found guilty, 30 November 1918, of being absent without leave from 10 am, 21 November, to 10 am, 30 November 1918: admonished, and forfeited total of 9 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Burma', 14 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 29 January 1919; discharged, 31 March 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FITZGIBBONS Peter|