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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 05/1873 San Francisco, California. d. 19/04/1934 USA.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 13/05/1899 Luzon, Philippines.

 

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Philippine Insurrection in the United States Army as a Private in Company L, 4th United States Regular Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at San Miguel de Mayumo, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on May 13, 1899.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

With 11 other scouts without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy who were in line and in a position that could only be carried by a frontal attack.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 6, Grave 9749-SH, Map Grid V/W 31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Peter H Quinn

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