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Gerald Joseph Fitzgerald

Headstone of Gunner Gerald Joseph Fitzgerald (17289). Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BECQ1144). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Gunner Gerald Joseph Fitzgerald (17289). Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West- …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Gerald Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Fitzgerald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 17289 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    3rd June 1893 Public - Thomas - Other relative - 7 May 2020 - Family Papers
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Fitzgerald (mother), Post-office, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 17289 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Telegraph cadet clerk/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 October 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
    30th October 1917 Public - Thomas - Other relative - 7 May 2020 - Family Papers
  • Age at death
    23 Public - Thomas - Other relative - 7 May 2020 - Family Papers
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mendinghem Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM VI. A. 39. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Borough of Blenheim Roll of Honour, Marlborough Museum. 26 Arthur Baker Pl, Redwoodtown, Blenheim 7201 AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
07 May 2020ThomasAucklandOther relative
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