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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 19/09/1877 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. d. 11/10/1950 Washington DC.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 04/02/1900 Cebu, Philippines.

 

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Sergeant in the US Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company G, 19th US Infantry for action at Mount Amia, Cebu, Philippine Islands on February 4, 1900.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Singlehanded, defended his mortally wounded captain from an overwhelming force of the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: US SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN'S CEMETERY, WASHINGTON DC.

Plot: Section O-25

Louis Gedeon

GEDEON GEDEON GRAVE