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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 31/01/1865 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. d. 02/08/1939 Philippines.

 

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

 

Buzzard was born January 31, 1865 in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania and after entering the army he was sent to fight with Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry in the Spanish–American War.

 

He died at age 74 and was buried at San Nicolas Cemetery in Cebu City, the Philippines.

 

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: VETERAN'S MEMORIAL PARK, CEBU CITY, PHILIPPINES.

American Lot.

 

Ulysses G Buzzard

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