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John Fitzgerald

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Portrait of Private John Fitzgerald, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 1 / F816 50. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private John Fitzgerald, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 1 / F816 50. Image is subject …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Fitzgerald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/1546 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 December 1890 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 30 Murphy Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Nora Fitzgerald (mother), 30 Murphy Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/1546 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    London Gazette, 9 December 1916, p12058, Rec No 233: AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Fitzgerald was the son of Michael David and Norah Fitzgerald, of 30 Murphy St., Wellingon, New Zealand. Also served in Gallipoli.

    Alexander Turnbull Library MS Papers 2629; Letters 1915-16. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    2 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Warlencourt British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France AWMM V. B. 23. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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
    • Boyack, N. (1989). Behind the lines : the lives of New Zealand soldiers in the First World War. Wellington, N.Z.: Allen & Unwin/Port Nicholson Press. 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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