Name:Service NoRankBattalion/ServiceDate of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Enlistment:Place of Enlistment:Address at Enlistment:Age at Enlistment:Height:Complexion:Hair Colour:Eye Colour:Previous Military:Martial Status:Religion:Trade:Next of Kin:Date of Discharge:
Robert Fitzgerald282668Private/Gunner219th Battalion; Royal Canadian Garrison ArtilleryMarch 13, 1898 (actual date of birth 1901)Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NSMarch 13, 1916; June 21, 1917Yarmouth NSLittle River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NS 17 (actual)5 feet, 4 inchesdarkdark browndark29th Battery Canadian Field Artillery, Yarmouth (Recruit)SingleRoman CatholicFishermanWilliam Fitzgerald, Little River Harbour, Yarmouth Co., NSDecember 23, 1918 (Halifax, on demobilization)Robert first enlisted at Yarmouth on March 13, 1916 at the age of 17; however, was discharged at Aldershot, NS on July 2, 1916. He served with the 219th Battalion for some seven months. Determined to serve, he re-enlisted on June 21, 1917 in Halifax at the age of 18 to serve with the Royal Canadian Garrison Artillery for one year and four months with a Service Number of 8176. On June 22, 1918 with a Service Number of 1274219 as an active Militiaman on duty he became part of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. Records dated December 11, 1918 lists his date of birth as 1901. He was now 5 feet, 8 inches in height.