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George A. FITZGERALD

Saint Mary's Catholic - Dell Rapids Cemetery
Minnehaha County,
South Dakota

Birth: Jan. 12, 1894
Harpers Ferry
Allamakee County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1919, France


George A. Fitzgerald served in WWI as a Private in Company K, 355th Infantry, 89th Division of the American Expeditionary Forces. He died as a result of wounds received in battle near Fleury, France (Verdun). Originally interred in the cemetery at Auxvenes, France, he was re-interred after the war in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Dell Rapids. Because he was the first from Dell Rapids to die in the war, the Dell Rapids American Legion Post was named in his honor.

Contributed on 3/2/11 by dellsfig68
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Submitted: 3/2/11 • Approved: 3/5/11 • Last Updated: 8/14/15 • R104250-G0-S3

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