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b. 29/04/1881 New York. d. 24/04/1924 Erie, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 16/07/1900 Samar, Philippines.

 

He was a United States Navy seaman received the Medal of Honor for actions aboard USS Pampanga (PG-39) on July 16, 1900 during the Philippine American War. Seaman Forbeck is buried in Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For distinguished conduct in the presence of the enemy during the battle of Katbalogan, Samar, Philippine Islands, July 16, 1900.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ERIE CEMETERY, ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA.

Section 24, Lot 184

 

Andrew Peter Forbeck

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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