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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1853 France.  d. 10/07/1916 Maine.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/06/1876 Port Royal, South Carolina.

 

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy at New York and served as a Seaman.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Serving on board the USS Plymouth, Lejeune displayed gallant conduct in rescuing a citizen from drowning at Port Royal, S.C., 6 June 1876.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FOREST CITY CEMETERY, SOUTH PORTLAND, MAINE.

Section N, Lot 62

Emile Lejeune

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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