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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 11/05/1869 Ireland. d. 21/09/1906 Kentucky.

 

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

 

Doherty was born May 11, 1869 in Ireland and after immigrating to the United States he entered the army from Newcastle, Maine. He was sent to fight in the Spanish–American War with Company H, 21st U.S. Infantry as a corporal 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 while under heavy fire from the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: EVERGREEN CEMETERY, SOUTHGATE, KENTUCKY.

Section 25, US Military Lot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas M Doherty

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