FITZGERALD, Joseph Patrick
(Service number 3641)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date 17 July 1917 Age 33 years 4 months
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Surveyor
Previous Military Experience New Zealand Rifles - 5 years
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Alice FITZGERALD (mother), C/o F. W. Lawrence, Euston House, Wellington, New Zealand
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information Height 5 feet 9 inches. Weight 13 srone. Chest measurement 33-38 inches. Complexion fair. Eyes blue. Hair brown. Sight - left eye 6/36 then 6/12. Vaccinated (left arm). White patch on left eye. Scar on right lower jaw-bone.

Military Service

Served with Australian Imperial Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Date 3 May 1926 Age
Place of Death Queensland
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Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Joseph Patrick FITZGERALD was born in 1881 at Timaru, the son of Michael and Alice (née MULLIN) FITZGERALD. Joseph enlisted at Mackay, Queensland, Australia. He was woring as a surveyor in Australia. His brother William Edmund FITZGERALD was also living in Australia.


Attestation Paper for Australian Imperial Force (National Archives of Australia) [26 August 2015]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [26 August 2015];

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