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John Fitzgerald

Deceased Person

John Fitzgerald (March 17, 1873–April 19, 1948) was a private serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Spanish–American War who received the Medal of Honor for bravery. Fitzgerald was born on March 17, 1873 in Limerick, Ireland and after entering the Marine Corps in 1894 was sent to fight in the Spanish–American War as a private. He died April 19, 1948, was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery Brooklyn, New York. Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 17 March 1873, Limerick, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 92, 8 December 1910. Citation: For heroism and gallantry in action at Cuzco, Cuba, 14 June 1898.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1873-03-17
Place of birth
Ireland

Death

Date of death
1948-04-19
Place of burial
Brooklyn

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