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Johnny Fitzpatrick

Second Marine Division
Middleweight Champ of 1944


Private Marine John Fitzpatrick
June 19, 1925 - June 15, 1944


Johnny was killed In Action at the landing of Saipan,
near Guam, in a battle that lasted more than 3 weeks.
The group photo is Johnny with his boxing team
just weeks before his death.


For More Information on the Second Division and
the Battle of Saipan check out these links

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The Battle of Saipan                      
The Second Marine Division

  Johnny in his boxing stance just weeks before being drafted.
Johnny only received six weeks of basic training.



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Johnny Fitzpatrick

Johnny Fitzpatrick

Johnny Fitzpatrick

Newspaper Death Article

John & Edith's Marriage Certificate

John & Edith's Marriage Certificate

John's Death Notification

Johnny's Last Letter Home Pg 1

Johnny's Last Letter Home Pg 2

Johnny's Last Letter Home Pg 3

Johnny's Last Letter Home Pg 4

Purple Heart Certificate

Envelope of Johnny's Last Letter Home

Purple Heart Accomondation

Junior Certificate

Victory Medal Notification

Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal Notification

Tarawa Marines

Johnny Fitzpatrick's Memorial Card Inside

Johnny Fitzpatrick's Memorial Card

Saipan - June 1944 #1

Saipan - June 1944 #2

The Island of Saipan

Formal Notification Front

Formal Notification Back

John's Life Insurance Application

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