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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 29/09/1866 Milton, Indiana. d. 27/01/1944 Dayton, Ohio.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/07/1898 El Caney, Cuba.

 

Graves was born September 29, 1866 in Milton, Indiana and entered the army from Millville, Indiana. He was sent to fight in the Spanish–American War with Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry as a private where he received the Medal of Honor for his actions.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SOUTH GERMANY CEMETERY, PERSHING, INDIANA.

Thomas Jefferson Graves

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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