The death of Harry Fitzpatrick


June 6, 1942
A former Liverpool footballer, Mr. Henry James Fitzpatrick, of 19 Skerries Road, Liverpool, died in hospital on Saturday. An inside left – or left half – Harry Fitzpatrick saw service, too, with Luton Town, Chesterfield and Aberdeen.

A reservist soldier, he was one of the “Old Contemptibles,” fighting with the Gordon Highlanders at Mons, where he was captured. Parolled in Holland, he became professional coach Zaandam F.C. second division of the Old Dutch League.

His eldest son, Mr. J.T. Fitzpatrick, is well known in the provision trade in the city.
(Liverpool Echo: June 8, 1942)

Liverpool Echo: June 9, 1942.

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