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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 19/05/1875 Doylestown, Pennsylvania. d. 15/07/1946 California.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 21/06/1900 Tientsin, China.

 

A Marine Private who received the Medal of Honor for actions on June 21, 1900, near Tientsin, China during the Boxer Rebellion. He later obtained the rank of Sergeant Major.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

In the presence of the enemy during the battle near Tientsin, China, 21 June 1900, Francis distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HOLLYWOOD FOREVER CEMETERY, HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA.

Sec 5, Lot 737, Grave 5

Charles Robert Francis

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