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14610   Lance Corporal John (Jack) Fitzsimmons
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 30/03/1868
Died: 22/03/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 45
Summary      
John Fitzsimmons was the son of Joseph and Matilda Fitzsimmons. John was born in Dungannon about 1871. The family moved to Belfast. His parents were retired grocers. John worked as a mechanic in a foundry. By 1911, John now worked as a ‘Commercial Traveller Engineering’. Lance Corporal Jack Fitzsimmons was serving with the Royal Irish Rifles when he was injured. Lance Corporal Fitzsimmons died of wounds on 22 March 1916. He was 45 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Belfast City Cemetery
  Belfast  6
Grave Ref: Grave H-116
CWGC Casualty 660771
Summary      
From Dungannon take M1.Take the King's Hall exit. Proceed along Kennedy Way. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Andersonstown Rd. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Falls Rd. Destination will be on the left.
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1 1901 Census lists Fitzsimmons family Lists John as age 30 living with the family at house 10 in Botanic Avenue, Cromac, Antrim
2 1911 Census lists Fitzsimmons family Lists John as age 43 living with the family at house 10 in Botanic Avenue, Cromac, Antrim
3 Grear War Forum Discussion Forum Discussion on Fitzsimmons brothers
4 www.ourheroesinmemoriam.com Photo of Jack Fitzsimmons
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