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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 01/1873 Rome, New York. d. 28/02/1912 Rome, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/07/1898 Santiago, Cuba.

 

Born in Rome, New York, in January 1873, Fournia was living in Plattsburgh, New York, when he enlisted in the Army. He served in the Spanish–American War with Company H, 21st Infantry Regiment, as a private where he received the Medal of Honor for his actions.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and while under heavy fire of the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SAINT AGNES CEMETERY, MENANDS, NEW YORK.

Section 45, Lot 9, Grave 2

 

 

Frank Ottis Fournia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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