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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 11/10/1871 Haverhill, Massachusetts. d. 06/01/1921 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 13/07/1900 Tientsin, China.

 

John Mapes Adams was born on October 11, 1871 in Haverhill, Massachusetts. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy. He served in the Marine Corps under the alias of George Lawrence Day.

 

MOH CITATION

 

In the presence of the enemy during the battle near Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900, Adams distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CYPRESS HILLS NATIONAL CEMETERY, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.

SECTION 2 GRAVE 8262

 

John Mapes Adams

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