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4426   Private Bernard Fitzpatrick
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/03/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 18/09/1895
Died: 21/08/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 19
Bernard Fitzpatrick was the son of Hugh and Alice Fitzpatrick. He was born on 18th September 1895 in Dungannon. The 1901 census records Bernard as age 5, living with the family at Savings Bank, Dungannon. By 1911 the family had moved to Anne Street, Dungannon. Bernard was now working as a machine hand. His father was a labourer. Private Bernard Fitzpatrick was with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed on 21st August 1915 at Gallipoli. Bernard had a brother, Francis Fitzpatrick, who was also killed in World War One.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  Cape Helles, Gallipoli
Grave Ref: Panel 97-101
CWGC Casualty 696081
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali Road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. Follow the road to Helles, opposite the Kabatepe Museum, at 14.2 kms. take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 22.8 kms, take a right turn to the memorial along a rough track 500m long. The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
2 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
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1 1901 Census lists Fitzpatrick family Lists Bernard as age 5 at house 17 in Savings Bank, Dungannon
2 1911 Census lists Fitzpatrick family Lists Bernard as age 16, a machine hand, at house 44 in Anne Street, Dungannon
3 Brother - Private Francis Fitzpatrick Brother of Bernard Fitzpatrick
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2021