Historical records matching Sir John FitzGerald, 3rd Baronet of Valencia, 21st Knight of Kerry, MC
About Sir John FitzGerald, 3rd Baronet of Valencia, 21st Knight of Kerry, MC
Gazetted Awards and Mentions in Despatches
- First Name: John Peter Gerald Maurice, Sir
- Surname: Fitzgerald
- Rank: Captain
- Gallantry Awards: Military Cross
- Gazette Date: 01/06/1917
- Gazette Page: 5479
- Service: British Army
- Regiment: Royal Horse Guards
Births Jun 1884
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Sir John Peter Gerald Maurice FitzGerald, 3rd Bt.
- Born on 4 May 1884.
- Son of Sir Maurice FitzGerald, 2nd Bt. and Amelia Catherine Bischoffsheim.
- Married Lady Mildred Murray, daughter of Charles Adolphus Murray, 7th Earl of Dunmore and Lady Gertrude Coke, on 14 October 1919.1
- Died on 19 February 1957 at age 72, without issue.
- Gained the rank of Major in the service of the Royal Horse Guards.
- Fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.
- Gained the rank of Staff Captain between 1916 and 1918.
- Succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet FitzGerald, of Valencia, co. Kerry [U.K., 1880] on 22 October 1916.
- He succeeded to the title of 21st Knight of Kerry on 22 October 1916.
- He was decorated with the award of the Military Cross (M.C.)