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Looking for Fitzpatricks from Wallsend West Coast NZ.

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William Fitzpatrick was married to Margaret(Anne)O'Brien and was a publican in Wallsend. His Daughter Sarah (Bridget) was my Grandmother. There was a son Michael Bernard who Lived in Reefton. Was a carpenter and worked at the Big River Gold
Mine erecting the aerial Tramway. ("Big River Quartz Mine 1882-1942"I actually now work there with Oceana Gold). Died at the Somme WWI buried Sucrerie Military Cemetery Colinchamps
France.
There was some other brothers ( James,Patrick. I havent been able to prove these names yet). and some other sisters.

Surnames: CHISHOLM FITZPATRICK
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on 2011-06-17 22:42:23

chiso has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jun 2011. is researching the following names: FITZPATRICK, CHISHOLM, WILLIAMS and 5 other(s).

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by ngairedith on 2011-06-17 23:47:38

Hello chiso,

William Fitzpatrick married Margaret O'Brien in 1873

their known children were:

1875 - Catherine Fitzpatrick

1876 - Margaret Fitzpatrick

1877 - 1940 Bridget Sarah Fitzpatrick
- Sarah married Kenneth CHISHOLM in 1903

1878 - James Fitzpatrick

1881 - Ellen Fitzpatrick

1882 - Annie Fitzpatrick

1884 - William Fitzpatrick

1886 - Michael William Fitzpatrick
- this is possibly Michael Bernard Fitspatrick who died in war age 33 in 1918 (see below)

1888 - 1888 Bridget Julia Fitzpatrick
- Bridget Julia died aged 5 months


the Michael Bernard Fitzpatrick you mentioned:
- served as Lance Corporal 39468 with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force 22nd Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
- last unit served: Canterbury Infantry Regiment
- he embarked from Wellington on 16 Feb 1917 on the HMNZT 78, Navua
- destination: Devonport, England
- his NEXT OF KIN was listed as J. Fitzpatrick (brother), Albion Hotel, Wallsend, Brunnerton
- his parents were listed as: William & Margaret Fitzpatrick of Brunnerton
- Michael was KILLED IN ACTION 18 April 1918 Somme France aged 33
- Grave/Memorial Reference: IV. E. 2. at Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France

by chiso on 2011-06-18 00:48:15

Thank you very much. How did you get this so quick? are you a family member?

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