THE PRO PATRIA PROJECT
FITZPATRICK Charles Augustus
8/1979, Private, 1st Battalion, Otago Regiment

CITATION
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Messines, 7 June 1917
For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.  He attacked single handed an enemy machine-gun, bayoneted five of the crew, and captured the gun, together with a prisoner

AWARDS
Distinguished Conduct Medal
1914-15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal

Memorial Plaque

NOTES
Born 29 December 1882, Helensville, NZ
Killed in Action 12 October 1917, Belgium
Buried at Tyne Cot Cemetery