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William Ernest Fitzgerald

In memory of:

Battery Quartermaster Sergeant William Ernest Fitzgerald

October 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2

Age:

43

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Garrison Artillery

Division:

2nd Heavy Bty.

Additional Information


Born:

October 3, 1875

Son of W T and J Fitzgerald, of Cardiff, Wales; husband of E Frances Fitzgerald, of Toronto. Enlisted August 1914.

Commemorated on Page 408 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DOUAI BRITISH CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

G. 29.

Location:

Douai is a large town about 24 kilometres north-east of Arras and the DOUAI BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the outskirts near the main road to Lens. From Lens and the A.1 autoroute, follow the N.421 toward Douai. As you approach the town, turn left at first set of traffic lights next to Campanile hotel and follow the D.125 for 45 metres. The DOUAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY is situated on left hand side of this road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM ERNEST FITZGERALD– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Group Photo– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Cemetery– Douai British Cemetery Cuincy. Photo provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Julie Lukins
  • Grave Marker– Died of wounds received at Heron. Photo and additional information provided by The Commonwealth Roll Of Honour Project. Volunteer Julie Lukins

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