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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 17/12/1872 Toledo, Ohio. d. 11/04/1928 San Diego, California.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 13, 20-22/06/1900 China.

 

Hanford was born December 17, 1872 in Toledo, Ohio, and after entering the navy he was sent as a Machinist First Class to China to fight in the Boxer Rebellion.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Served with the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China on 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900. In the presence of the enemy during this period, Hanford distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: GREENWOOD MEMORIAL PARK, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA.

Acacia Grave 1523

Burke Gaius Hanford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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