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:Martial Status:Religion:Trade:Next of Kin:Date of Discharge:Date of Death:Cemetery:
Thomas LeanderFitzgerald3182582Private1st Depot Battalion NS17th Reserve BattalionMay 24, 1894 Comeau's HillMay 17, 1918Halifax, NSComeau’s Hill245 feet, 4 inchesmediumbrownblueSingleRoman CatholicSailorMinnie DeViller (Sister) John Island, Yarmouth Co., NSJuly 13, 1919 (Demobilization at Halifax)June 10, 1988Our 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.