Fitch, William Alexander

Dates:

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

Details:
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.

Source:
Service record
Australian National Archives

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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