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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 24/08/1875 Hamburg, Germany. d. 17/11/1871 Middlesex County, New Jersey.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 28/06 - 17/08/1900 Peking, China.

 

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Chief Machinist in the United States Navy on board the "USS Newark".

 

MOH CITATION:

 

In the presence of the enemy during the action at Peking, China, 28 June to 17 August 1900. During this period Chief Machinist Petersen distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CLOVER LEAF MEMORIAL PARK, WOODBRIDGE, NEW JERSEY.

Clover Section, Plot 285, Grave 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Carl Emil Petersen

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