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Charles Joseph Fitzpatrick

In memory of:

Rifleman Charles Joseph Fitzpatrick

July 14, 1944
Camp Omine 5B, Kawasaki, Japan

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.


1939-1945 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


March 22, 1922
Quebec City, Quebec


March 26, 1941
Quebec City, Quebec

His full name is Charles Joseph Bigaouette-Fitzpatrick. Son of Walter Patrick Bigaouette-Fitzpatrick and Yvonne Pépin dit Lachance of Québec, Québec. Brother of Corporal John Joseph Fitzpatrick, regimental number E-21822, who died in the service of the Royal Rifles of Canada in Hong Kong on December 22nd, 1941.

Served in Québec, Newfoundland with W Force, Hong Kong with C Force, Japan as a prisoner of war. He had 1,408 days of service, including 991 overseas.

Commemorated on Page 305 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Cdn. Sec. A. E. 14.


YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memoriam to Charles and John  Fitzpatrick– Memoriam to Rifleman Charles Joseph Fitzpatrick and his brother Corporal John Joseph Fitzpatrick.

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