Veterans' Memorial Project

Julius August Fitz Jr.

Independence, KS

World War II

College: Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences

Graduation Year: 1941

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: First Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 01/18/1919

Date of Death: 11/29/1943

Affiliations: Gamma Delta; Pi Alpha Xi; Floriculture Club

Lt. Fitz served with the 90th Bombardment Group, 5th Air Force, part of a B-24 crew. He died in New Guinea. Lt. Fitz is buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Independence, Missouri.

– submitted by James Opolony, researcher, and information from public records

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