Larry Fitzpatrick

23 October 1905
Date of passing
17 May 1946 (Age 40)
Montréal, Québec, Canada
175 cm
Where they grew up
Montréal, Québec, Canada


Larry Fitzpatrick

Peter Laurence Fitzpatrick... soccer family (father Peter, brothers Davy, Charlie, Allan)... married his wife Lellys... he was 40 years old when he passed away on 17 May 1946 in Montréal from injuries suffered while on active service (he was buried at Mount Royal Cemetery)...

posthumously honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as a player...

a two-time Dominion of Canada Football Championship winner (1934, 1935)... he retired as the Dominion of Canada Football Championship’s second-highest goalscorer (20 goals)... a two-time Québec Cup provincial winner (1935, 1936)...

as explained in his 1946 obituary, “in 1942... he joined the Merchant Navy as a petty officer and was seriously injured during a ship explosion at sea and never completely recovered from wounds received at that time”... wrote the Montréal Gazette in 1928, Fitzpatrick is “one of the most promising of the younger players in the district”... as noted in 1933 in the Montréal Guardian, he was “a versatile player who plays any position on the forward line with equal effectiveness... one of the best centre forwards in Canada and “Speed” is his middle name”... as noted in his 1946 obituary in the Montréal Gazette, he “was regarded as one of Montréal’s finest soccer players in his heyday”...

Individual Honours