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James FITZPATRICK

Regimental number29
Place of birthParkes, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDriver
Address130 Thistlethwaite Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 5"
Weight121 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Fitzpatrick, 130 Thistlethwaite Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 8 months in Senior Cadets, 1 month in South Sydney Rifle Club
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Date of death12 December 1919
Place of burialCoburg Cemetery, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Discharge date11 November 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', 30 August 1918; disembarked Sydney for Melbourne, 3 October 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 11 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, FITZPATRICK James

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