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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1849 Prince George's County, Maryland. d. 21/04/1896 Washington DC.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/05/1879 Mimbres Mountains, New Mexico.

 

In 1879, Boyne was serving as a Sergeant in Company C of the 9th Cavalry Regiment in New Mexico. He was cited for "[b]ravery in action" at the Mimbres Mountains on May 29, 1879, and at the Cuchillo Negro River near Ojo Caliente on September 27, 1879. For those actions, Sergeant Boyne was awarded the Medal of Honor on January 6, 1882. He retired from the army in 1889.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Bravery in action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: US SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN HOME NATIONAL CEMETERY, WASHINGTON

Section J, Lot 5859

Thomas Boyne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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