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John James FITZPATRICK

Regimental number846
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolConvent (Catholic) School, Western Australia
Other trainingNil
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTeamster
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Fitzpatrick, Lena Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date16 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 November 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*date of fate 16th to 18th
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth FITZPATRICK, Eleanor Street, Geraldton, Western Australia

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