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Nicholas Edward Fitzgerald

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Portrait of Sergeant Nicholas E. Fitzgerald, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 4 / F1624 54. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Sergeant Nicholas E. Fitzgerald, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 4 / F1624 54. Image is …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nicholas Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Fitzgerald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Babs Fitzgerald AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/144 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 May 1890 AWMM AshburtonCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Alford Forest Road, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs N. Fitzgerald (mother), Alford Forest Road, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Somme AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/144 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Sustained injury when bullet went into his cheek and exited from neck. AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart trouble after massive stroke 4 1/2 years previously. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 April 1948 AWMM
    Age 58 AWMM
    AshburtonCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ashburton Cemetery, Bremners Road and Seafield Road, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Plot AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Ashburton Guardian AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 232 AWMM
    • Ashburton Guardian (Canterbury) AWMM
      Ashburton Guardian AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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