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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 16/05/1870 Jamestown, Missouri. d. 20/06/1952 Oklahoma.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 04/12/1899 Luzon, Philippines.

 

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during the war against Philippine rebels as a Private in Company B, 33rd United States Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Vigan Luzon, Philippine Islands, on December 4, 1899.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Discovered a party of insurgents inside a wall, climbed to the top of the wall, covered them with his gun, and forced them to stack arms and surrender.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: GREENHILL CEMETERY, MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA.

Block 91, Lot 4, Space 337

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph L Epps

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