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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 23/09/1872 Orland, Indiana.  d. 04/07/1938 Norwalk, Ohio.

 

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

 

China Relief Expedition Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Coxswain in the United States Navy on board the USS Newark.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

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

 

BURIAL LOCATION: WOODLAWN CEMETERY, NORWALK, OHIO.

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Jay Purdy Williams

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