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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 06/02/1837 New York. d. 07/12/1890 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 11/06/1871 Korea.

 

Korean Campaign 1871 Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Marine Corps at New York and served as a Private.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

On board the USS Colorado during the capture of Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting courageously in hand-to-hand combat, Owens was badly wounded by the enemy during the action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT MORIAH CEMETERY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.

Naval Asylum Plot, Section 2, Row 22, Site 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Michael Owens

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