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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 21/01/1879 County Cork, Ireland.  d. 08/09/1946 Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 13 and 20-22/06/1900 China.

 

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Boxer Rebellion in the Chinese Relief Expedition as a Landsman in the United States Navy. He was warded the CMOH for his bravery in June 1900. His Medal was issued July 19, 1901.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

In action with the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China, 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900. During this period and in the presence of the enemy, Killackey distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT MORIAH CEMETERY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Section 4, Row 3, Grave 23

Joseph Killackey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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