Gunner Walter Taylor Fitzpatrick was born in Ottawa, Ontario on January 4, 1890. Fitzpatrick enlisted in Ottawa in January, 1916 with the Canadian Field Artillery, in which he served in the 32nd Battery. He sailed to England on February 5, 1916 on the S,S. Metagama, arriving on February 14, 1916, and from there proceeded to France on July 13, 1916. At the end of the war Fitzpatrick sailed from Liverpool to Halifax, Nova Scotia aboard the Northland, arriving in Halifax April 5, 1919 and was subsequently demobilized.
Gunner Walter Taylor Fitzpatrick's Service Record (Serv/Reg# 311885) can be viewed/downloaded in pdf format through Library and Archives Canada.