47th Infantry Battalion, A.I.F.

Private, Regimental No. 2424.

Killed in Action , 5 April 1918, Dernancourt, France.








Biographical Details


Private, 2424.

Born: abt. 1882 at Stradown, County Cavan, Ireland.

Father: ?

Mother: ?

Marital Status: Single.

Education: ?

Occupation: Labourer.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 15 April 1916 at Mackay, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Marian, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

19 September 1916 with 47th  Battalion,

5th  Reinforcements at Brisbane, QLD on Ship H.M.A.T. A49 "Seang Choon".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on 5 April 1918 while serving with 47th  Battalion at Dernancourt, France at the age of 36 years.

Burial place: No known grave.

Next of Kin:  Brother, Joseph Fitzpatrick, Balough, County Cavan, Ireland.

Religion: Roman Catholic.


Commemorative Details

Panel 143, Australian War Memorial;

Australian National Memorial, Villers-Brettoneux, France;

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board;

Marian Community Hall Honour Board.

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