We remember Oswald Arthur Gerald Fitzgerald.

We remember Oswald Arthur Gerald Fitzgerald.

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Timeline

Timeline

1875
birth Aurungarabad, Madras India Source:9396308 Source:9396319 8th July 1875
1895
commission Source:8976687 1895
1914
service British Army Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Source:9396308 23rd August 1914
1916
dates Age 40 Source:8976687 5th June 1916
appointments ADC to Field Marshal Kitchener Source:8976687
education Wellington College Source:8976687
service British Army Lieutenant Colonel 18th (King George's Own) Lancers Source:8976687
service British Army Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Indian Army attached General Staff Source:8976712
1916
death Killed in Action Drowned - about 1 to 1.1/2 miles off Marwick Head, Orkney when, at 7.50 pm, H.M.S. Hampshire struck a German mine and sank. off Marwick Head, Orkney United Kingdom Source:8525957 Source:8976687 5th June 1916
burial Eastbourne (ocklynge) Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Sussex United Kingdom Grave Ref X.1677 Source:8976687
sibling Mabel Fitzgerald Source:8525964
sibling Leila Fitzgerald Source:8525964

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Oswald Arthur Gerald
Initials OAG
Last Name Fitzgerald.
Source 2474616
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
County Hotel, High Street, Canterbury United Kingdom away from home address known 1911-04-02
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 18th (King George's Own) Lancers Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Indian Army attached General Staff Brevet Lieutenant Colonel
British Army Brevet Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
CMG British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith Fitzgerald mother
Colonel Sir Charles John Fitzgerald father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mabel Fitzgerald sister
Leila Fitzgerald sister

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Ann39898
Medal Index Cards Transcription Ann39898
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann39898
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann39898

External Evidence

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British Pathe Film Ian105013
The British Empire - Lord Kitchener of Khartoum Ian105013
Kitchener and HMS Hampshire Memorial, Orkney Ian105013
British Army List October 1915 Andrew84401
India, Select Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947 Andrew84401

Multimedia

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Lord Kitchener Lodge No 3402 Ian105013
Captain Oswald Arthur Gerald FitzGerald Ian105013
HMS Hampshire Ian105013
Detail of Gravestone Ian105013
Kitchener and HMS Hamspshire Memorial, Orkney Ian105013
1914 Star, BWM and Victory Medal Ian105013

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