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Joseph Fitz
Birth: May 24, 1886
Death: Feb. 24, 1945

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy as an Ordinary Seaman. His Medal of Honor citation reads "On board the U.S.S. Pampanga, Mount Dajo Jolo, Philippine Islands, 8 March 1906. Serving in the presence of the enemy on this date, Fitz displayed bravery and extraordinary heroism." (bio by: Kent Kooi) 
 
Inscription:
MEDAL OF HONOR
SEA USS PANPANGA
 
Burial:
Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines
Polk County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 30-B, #50
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kent Kooi
Record added: May 21, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7472338
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- Lazer
 Added: Feb. 28, 2014
Rest in peace, Joseph. Thank you for your service and sacrifice for our freedom. We all owe you a debt of gratitude. God bless you for your gallant defense of liberty in the most difficult situations.
- Sharon
 Added: Feb. 24, 2014

- James Snow
 Added: Feb. 24, 2014
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