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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 02/07/1880 Morgan County, Indiana.  d. 29/11/1899 Philippines.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 20/11/1899 Philippines.

 

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was killed in action. He served as a Private in the United States Army in Company L, 4th US Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on November 20, 1899 near Imus, Luzon, Philippine Islands.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

While carrying important orders on the battlefield, was desperately wounded and, being unable to walk, crawled far enough to deliver his orders.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FRYE CEMETERY, MAHALASVILLE, INDIANA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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John C Wetherby

WETHERBY J C GRAVE