Bombardier Walter Taylor Fitzpatrick was born in Ottawa, Ontario, on January 4, 1890.
Fitzpatrick enlisted in Ottawa in January of 1916 with the 32nd Battery, Canadian Field Artillery. He sailed on February 5, 1916, aboard the S.S. Metagama, arriving in England on February 14. Here the 32nd Batty. was assigned to the 9th Brigade, 3rd Divisional Artillery, C.F.A. They proceeded to France on July 13, 1916, where they were reassigned to the 8th Army Field Brigade.
At the end of the war Fitzpatrick returned to Canada aboard the S.S. Northland, arriving in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 5, 1919. He was demobilized three days later.
Bde. Walter Taylor Fitzpatrick's Service Record (Serv/Reg# 311885) can be viewed/downloaded in pdf format through Library and Archives Canada.