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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 28/10/1871 Rye Cove, Virginia. d. 19/01/1946 Tennessee.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/09/1899 Porac, Philippines.

 

Corporal with Company A, 36th Infantry, United States Volunteers when he received the Medal of Honor for actions near Porac, Luzon, Philippine Islands, September 3, 1899. Date of issue: March 1, 1902. He was born and entered service at Rye Cove, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

While on a scout drove off a superior force of insurgents and with the assistance of 1 comrade brought from the field of action the bodies of 2 comrades, 1 killed and the other severely wounded.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HIGHLAND CEMETERY, ROGERSVILLE, TENNESSEE.

Plot: Section 3

 

 

James Robert Lee Gillenwater

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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