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Thomas Leander Fitzgerald
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Thomas Leander Fitzgerald 3182582 Private 1st Depot Battalion NS 17th Reserve Battalion May 24, 1894 Comeau's Hill May 17, 1918 Halifax, NS Comeau’s Hill 24 5 feet, 4 inches medium brown blue Single Roman Catholic Sailor Minnie DeViller (Sister) John Island, Yarmouth Co., NS July 13, 1919 (Demobilization at Halifax) June 10, 1988 Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery, Melbourne, Yarmouth Co., NS Thomas was the son of Georges Fitzgerald (1860-1909) and Elizabeth Zabeth Muise (d. 1961). He enlisted at Halifax in May, 1918, and embarked Halifax on August 2, 1918 and disembarked at Liverpool, England on August 16, 1918. At Bramshott Camp he was taken on strength with the 17th Reserve Battalion. Private Fitzgerald served in Canada and Britain. With the end of the war, he returned to Canada on June 23, 1919 sailing on HMT Ixion. He was discharged at Halifax on July 13, 1919.
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