Joseph M. Fitzpatrick was born in 1926 and lived in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Joseph was one of four children. He attended St. Agnes High School.
Joseph entered the Army in April, 1944 and trained at Fort Knox, Kentucky. He was sent overseas to the European Theater in January, 1944, where he was assigned to the 3234th Ordnance Depot Company.
Private Joseph M. Fitzpatrick Died Non Battle on May 21, 1945.He was first reported missing, then his designation was changed. A On Solemn Requiem Mass was celebrated on January 19, 1946 in honor of Joseph at St. Agnes Church. Members of the Butler-O’Connor-McCormick Post 106 VFW and the Ladies Auxiliary attended.