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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 17/03/1873 Limerick, Ireland. d. 19/04/1948 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/06/1898 Cuzco, Cuba.

 

Fitzgerald was born on March 17, 1873 in Limerick, Ireland. He joined the Marine Corps in December 1894, and was honorably discharged in February 1905.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For heroism and gallantry in action at Cuzco, Cuba, 14 June 1898.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HOLY CROSS CEMETERY, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.

St. Patrick, Row 2, Plot 1

 

John Fitzgerald

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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