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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 28/08/1876 Cohoes, New York.  d. 23/09/1946 Yountville, California.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25, 27, 29/03 and 04/04/1899 Philippines.

 

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the United States Marine Corps as "Joseph Melvin". He distinguished himself in conduct in the presence of the enemy in battles while with the Eighth Army Corps on March 25, 27 and 29, and on April 4, 1899. His citation was issued on July 19, 1901.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For distinguished conduct in the presence of the enemy in battles, while with the Eighth Army Corps on 25, 27, and March 29, and on April 4, 1899.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: VETERANS MEMORIAL GROVE CEMETERY, YOUNTVILLE, CALIFORNIA.

Section C, Row 9, Grave 30

Joseph Leonard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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