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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 18/02/1878 Brooklyn, New York. d. 13/05/1949 Long Island, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 12-13/02/1899 Cebu, Philippines.

 

United States Navy Gunner's Mate, 3rd class received the Medal of Honor for actions on 12–13 September 1899 during the Philippine-American War. Gunner's Mate Galbraith is buried in the Long Island National Cemetery.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For extraordinary heroism and gallantry while under fire of the enemy at El Pardo, Cebu, Philippine Islands, 12 and 13 September 1899.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: LONG ISLAND NATIONAL CEMETERY, EAST FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK.

Section DSS, Grave 17

Robert Galbraith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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