Fitzgerald family page
Henry James Fitzgerald, a Private in the Devonshire Regiment in the Great War
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Origins of surname
This surname means 'son of Gerald'. It is a common Irish surname said to have been introduced in 1170 when the English invaded.
The name was introduced to Jersey in the 1780s, but it was another 50 years before a family became established in the island.
Great War service
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The grave of Great War casualty Walter Campkin Fitzgerald at Longpré-les-Corps Saints British Cemetery, near Amiens