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George Lenard Fitzgerald  Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Algonquin Regiment, R.C.I.C. Service No: F/35487 Date of Birth: June 6, 1921 Place of Birth: Comeau’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., NS Date of Enlistment: March  28, 1941 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, NS Address At Enlistment: Comeau’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., NS Age at Enlistment: 19 Height: 5 feet, 5 inches Weight: 132 lbs Complexion: Dark Eyes: Brown   Hair: Black Trade: Fisherman Martial Status: Single Religion: Roman Catholic Next of Kin: Mrs. Irene Fitzgerald [Mother] Comeau’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., NS Private George Lenard Fitzgerald was the son of John R. Fitzgerald and Irene Muise Fitzgerald of Comeau’s Hill, Yarmouth Co., NS. He was a brother of Clifford, Milford and Edna Fitzgerald. He served in Canada between March 28, 1941 and October 26, 1942, in the United Kingsom between March 27, 1942 and July 20, 1944, and in France between July 21, 1944 and August 10, 1944.  He was killed in action while serving in France.  He was initially buried at St. Pierre- Sur-Dives, France. Date of Death: August 10, 1944 Age at Death: 23   Cemetery: Bretteville-Sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery     (Calvados, France) Grave Reference: IX. F. 15. The 40th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial (Leonard G. on the Yarmouth War Memorial) Commemorated on page 305 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on June 29 Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada  
George Lenard Fitzgerald