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Kevin Peter Fitzgerald

Headstone, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery (Photo P. Lascelles 2007) - This image may be subject to copyright

Headstone, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery (Photo P. Lascelles 2007) - This image may be subject to …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kevin Peter AWMM
  • Surname
    Fitzgerald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    571808 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Huia Street, Matamata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs P. Fitzgerald (wife), C/p Mrs Whitworth, Broadway, Matamata, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    571808 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Elizabeth Fitzgerald, of Matamata, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Phyllis Fitzgerald, of Matamata

    Next of kin listed in the Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 as P. Fitzgerald, of Matamata AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 October 1943 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Pacific AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM 6.03 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2384964
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 132 AWMM
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM

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