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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 24/05/1886 Austria. d. 24/02/1945 Des Moines, Iowa.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 08/03/1906 Mount Dajo Jolo, Philippines.

 

He served in the navy from 1900 to 1910, and later obtained the rank of seaman.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

On board the USS Pampanga (PG-39), Mount Dajo Jolo, Philippine Islands, 8 March 1906. Serving in the presence of the enemy on this date, Fitz displayed bravery and extraordinary heroism.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: GLENDALE CEMETERY, DES MOINES, IOWA.

Block 30-B, #50

 

Joseph Fitz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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