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Joseph Fitz
United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient

Joseph Fitz

Joseph Fitz
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Intro United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient
Was Military personnel Military leader
From Austria United States of America
Field Military
Gender male
Birth 24 May 1886, Austria, Austria
Death 24 February 1945 (aged 58 years)
Star sign Gemini
Medal of Honor  
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Joseph Fitz (May 24, 1886 in Austria – February 24, 1945) was a United States Navy Ordinary Seaman who received the Medal of Honor for actions on March 8, 1906 during the Philippine-American War. He served in the navy from 1900 to 1910, and later obtained the rank of seaman.

Medal of Honor citation

Rank and Organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: May 24, 1886, Austria. Accredited to: Iowa. G.O. No.: 19, May 1, 1906.


On board the USS Pampanga (PG-39), Mount Dajo Jolo, Philippine Islands, 8 March 1906. Serving in the presence of the enemy on this date, Fitz displayed bravery and extraordinary heroism.

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