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PostSubject: Sergeant James Fitzgerald served in the Army Hospital Corps.   Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:51 pm

Sergeant James Fitzgerald served in the Army Hospital Corps and the Medical Staff Corps during the South African campaign of 1877 and in the Egypt Campaign of 1885 in Suakin, Sudan. He is entitled to the South Africa 1877-79 Medal with no clasp, the Egypt 1882 Medal with the Suakin 1885 clasp, the Khedive’s Star and the Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal. His enlistment number is 3326.
Born in Kilkenny, Ireland on November 1857
Height : 5’6” Eyes : blue hair : black
Roman Catholic marital status : single Trade : Laborer
November 15th 1875 : Enlisted in Kilkenny Ireland in the 69th Brigade
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May 13th, 1876 : Appointed lance-corporal
February 15th, 1877 : Transferred to the Army Hospital Corps but reverted to the rank of Private.
February 20th, 1879 : Arrived in South Africa
August 10th, 1881 : Appointed Lance-Corporal and 2nd Corporal on August 30th
December 5th : Left South Africa
July 9th, 1882 : Married Rebecca Grace
May 12th, 1883 : Promoted Corporal
January 1st, 1885 : Arrived in Egypt
April 1st : Left Egypt
October 26th, 1887 : Transferred to the Army medical Staff with the rank of Corporal
November 16th : Entitled to the Good Conduct Pay
February 1st, 1888 : Promoted to the rank of Sergeant
November 16th, 1891 : Entitled to the Good Conduct Pay
April 1st, 1894 : Received his Army Long Service and Good Conduct medal
June 23rd, 1895 : Promoted to the rank of 2nd Class Staff Sergeant
November 16th, 1896 : Discharged

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