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Edward Alexander Fitzgerald

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Fitzgerald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 40795 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 October 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WintonSouthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ellen Fitzgerald (mother), 36 Dean Street, Saint Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 40795 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 Commercial traveller/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      120 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 2 April 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 June 1917, and marched in to 2nd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, Sling Camp, and reverted to the ranks.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 6 July 1917; joined 3rd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, in the field, 24 July 1917, and posted to 12th Company.
    Admitted to No 4 NZ Field Ambulance, 1 August 1917 (diarrhoea); discharged to duty, 6 August 1917.
    Admitted to No 4 NZ Field Ambulance, 20 August 1917 (diarrhoea); discharged to duty, 24 August 1917.
    Wounded in action, 4 October 1917 (gun shot wound, chest, penetrating), and admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, and transferred same day to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to hospital Etaples, 5 October 1917; to England, 17 October 1917, and admitted to King George Hospital, Stamford street, London, 18 October 1917; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 27 November 1917; discharged to NZ Convalescent Depot, Codford, 19 January 1918.
    Classified unfit by Medical Broad, and placed on NZ Roll, 20 April 1918.
    Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HMNZT 'Ulimaroa', 1 May 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of wounds received in action), 14 July 1918.
    War service: 1 year 242 days (of which 1 year 74 days was abroad)

    Parents: James and Ellen FITZGERALD (both b. Ireland) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • RIP Great Grand Father I hope your memory lives on.
    Public - Oliver Louis Shelton - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016



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24 April 2016Oliver Louis SheltonAustraliaDirect descendant

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