Fitch, William Alexander


War Service:
Driver 453 WILLIAM ALEXANDER FITCH of ‘B’ company, 36th Infantry Battalion, Australian Imperial Force, was killed in action on 14 October 1917. He enlisted in Liverpool NSW on 6 February 1916 and sailed from Sydney on the troopship Beltana on 13 May 1916 arriving in Devonport on 8 July. He sailed from Southampton to France on 22 November 1916.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate in Ypres.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the Australian War Memorial in Canberra and the war memorial at St George's church in Catford

He was born in Australia. He gave his next of kin as his mother, Mrs Mary Rozabelle Fitch, of 8, Nelgarde Rd., Catford. He was a farm worker on the Darbalara Estate at Gundagai in New South Wales.

Service record
Australian National Archives

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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