The AIF Project

Samuel Charles FITZPATRICK

ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMedical practitioner
Addressc/o Mrs A Fitzpatrick, 68 Liddiard Street, Glenferrie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMrs Fitzpatrick, Heyfield, Victoria
Enlistment date2 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A45 Hessen on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


'Gallantry and devotion to duty at Pozieres.'
Recommendation date: 30 July 1916

FateDischarged 25 November 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during protracted operations. He dressed wounded in the open under heavy shell fire, and worked continuously for four days with but little rest or sleep.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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