Year of death: 1918
Date of birth: QE Dec 1899
Date of death: 24.10.1918
Place of death: Killed in action
Service number: (1) 75872 subsequently changed to (2) 50760
Regiment: (1) Northumberland Fusiliers and (2) Royal Berkshire Regiment, 1st Battalion
Medals: CWGC – 10-26.10.1918 Battle of Sambre, one of the last great actions of the war as the Allies advanced into Belgium before the Armistice.
Campaign Medal and Silver War Medal
Cemetery location: Dean Road Cemetery, Section G (Recorded on family grave)
Buried in CWGC, Romeries Communal Cemetery Extension, France, Plot I.F.9
Recorded on family grave in Dean Road Cemetery
Recorded on Oliver’s Mount War Memorial, Scarborough
Born in Scarborough in 1899, son of Richard Michael Fitzpatrick (builder’s labourer) & Alice Margaret of 11a Providence Place, Scarborough in 1911 census. 2 siblings. Parents living at 17 William Street, Scarborough when he died.
In loving memory of/ALICE M FITZPATRICK/who died March 26 1922 aged 20 years/also of RICHARD FITZPATRICK her brother/killed in action Oct 24 1918 aged 19 years/interred in Romeries Cemetery France RIP/also of RICHARD M FITZPATRICK their/father died June 26 1930 aged 55/also of ALICE M FITZPATRICK/died Sept 10 1942 aged 69.