Today we remember …
|4th February 1915. Richard Fitzgibbon, F Social 1904. Lt, 128th Pioneers, Indian Army. Died of wounds received in the Defence of the Suez Canal.
Mentioned in despatches. Record of a citation: Major General Sir A. Wilson’s recommendations: 128th Pioneers. Lieutenant R. A. Fitzgibbon behaved with conspicuous gallantry. When severely wounded he ran a considerable distance under fire to the 5th Egyptian Battery. He has since died of his wounds.
He twice coxed the Radley VIII at Henley Regatta.