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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 09/06/1878 St Louis, Missouri. d. 25/11/1942 St Louis, Missouri.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 21/07 - 17/08/1900 Peking, China.

 

United States Marine who earned the Medal of Honor for his actions as part of the China Relief Expedition from July 21 to August 17, 1900, in Peking, China, during the Boxer Rebellion.

 

Gaiennie was born in St. Louis, Missouri.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

In the presence of the enemy during the action at Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900, Gaiennie distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CALVARY CEMETERY, ST LOUIS, MISSOURI.

Plot: Section 12, Lot 640, Grave 5

 

Louis Rene Gaiennie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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