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Pvt Francis Fitzpatrick
Birth: 1859
County Monaghan, Ireland
Death: Jul. 10, 1933
Glasgow City, Scotland

Zulu Wars Victoria Cross Recipient. A native of Ireland, he received the award for his actions as a private in the 94th Regiment of Foot (later known as the Connaught Raiders) of the British Army on November 28, 1879 during one of the Zulu Wars in South Africa. His Victoria Cross citation reads: "On 28 November 1879 during an attack on Sekukuni's Town, South Africa, Private Fitzpatrick and another private (Thomas Flawn) with six men of the Native Contingent, were with a lieutenant of the 1st Dragoon Guards when he was badly wounded. The natives carried the wounded officer at first, but when the party was pursued by about 30 of the enemy they deserted and the lieutenant would have been killed but for the gallantry of the two privates - one carrying him and the other covering the retreat and firing on the enemy." He later settled in Scotland and served with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders during the Boer Wars. Following his military service, he worked at the Maryhill Post Office in Glasgow, Scotland. He died around the age of 74. His Victoria Cross is on display at the British National Army Museum in Chelsea, London, England. (bio by: William Bjornstad) 
Saint Kentigerns Cemetery
Glasgow City, Scotland
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Record added: Jul 09, 2005
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Pvt Francis Fitzpatrick
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Pvt Francis Fitzpatrick
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Rest in peace old chap.
- derrick unwin
 Added: Aug. 27, 2015
Thank you for your courage and valor in time of battle. May you rest in peace.
- William Bjornstad
 Added: Jul. 17, 2015
Rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Mar. 14, 2015
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