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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 06/04/1862 Massachusetts. d. 14/06/1927 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

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

 

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Enlisting under the name of Francis Thomas Ryan, served as a Coxswain in the United States Navy. He was awarded his medal for service during the China Relief Expedition during the Boxer Rebellion in China on June 13, and 20 to 22, 1900.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

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

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 17, Lot 21008 (BURIED AS FRANK GALLAGHER)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Francis Thomas Ryan

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