FITZGERALD, James Joseph

Service Number: 6401
Enlisted: 16 October 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Normanton, Qld., 1891
Home Town: Stanthorpe, Southern Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 14 October 1917
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial
Sp Mem 54, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane 41st Battalion Roll of Honour, Bundaberg War Memorial, Normanton Carpentaria Shire Roll of Honour, Stanthorpe Fallen Soldiers HR, Stanthorpe Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6401, 41st Infantry Battalion
23 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, 6401, 26th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Demosthenes embarkation_ship_number: A64 public_note: ''
23 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, 6401, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney
14 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, 6401, 41st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 6401 awm_unit: 41st Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1917-10-14

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Jeremiah and Julie FITZGERALD.