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FITZGERALD, Arthur Foreman
  2nd Lieutenant (Royal Garrison Artillery)
  Survived the war

25-Apr-1887 (SSHS)


Arthur Foreman Fitzgerald was one three sons of Shipbuilder, Durham Walker, and his wife Mary Agnes Fitzgerald (nee Foreman), who attended the High School and who served in WW1, the other two being Durham Walker Fitzgerald and Harold Snowdon Fitzgerald .

Arthur and Durham joined the High School on the same day in 1887, Harold three years later.

Arthur had joined at the age of 9, and left in 1892 at the age of 14 to go to Clifton College.

In the late 1890s he joined the 3rd Durham Volunteer Artillery (Royal Garrison Artillery) and was made 2nd Lieutenant on 24-Jan-1900.

Arthur had gone into partnership with his father and Harry Eltringham (also an Old Boy of the school) as "Jos T Eltringham and Compay", iron ship and boiler builders. This was Harry's father's company. The partnership was dissolved in 1908.

For the war, Arthur remained with the Royal Garrison Artillery.

He died in Oswestry in September, 1943.

Known Addresses
1881: Westoe Terrace, Westoe
1887: Wood Terrace, Westoe
1891: 14 St Michael's Terrace
1911: 39 Horsley Hill Road
1943: Wingthorpe, Oswestry
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