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b. 1839 Boughton Aluph, Kent, England.  d. 22/12/1891 Jefferson Barracks, St Louis, Missouri.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/12/1890 Wounded Knee, South Dakota.

 

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in action at Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota, on December 29, 1890. He re-enlisted a number of times in several infantry and cavalry units. He was discharged from the 7th United States Cavalry at Fort Riley, Kansas, on October 4, 1891, and re-enlisted at the St. Louis Powder Depot on October 12, 1891. He died there two months later of "double pneumonia."

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Conspicuous and gallant conduct in battle.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: JEFFERSON BARRACKS NATIONAL CEMETERY, ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

Section 59, grave 11649

George Hobday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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