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b. 20/01/1857 Elkhart, Indiana.  d. 19/08/1921 Niles, Michigan.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/05/1900 Labo, Philippines.

 

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. He enlisted for service at South Bend, Indiana and was a Artificer in Company B, 45th Infantry, U.S. Army Volunteers. At Labo Luzon, Philippine Islands, on May 29, 1900, at great personal risk he voluntarily passed through enemy lines and brought relief to besieged comrades.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily left shelter and at great personal risk passed the enemy's lines and brought relief to besieged comrades.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SILVERBROOK CEMETERY, NILES, MICHIGAN.

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Joseph Albert Nolan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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