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b. 1845 France.  d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 23/09/1869 Red Creek, Arizona.

 

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Army at Detroit, Michigan. He served as a Private in Company D, 8th US Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for action on September 23, 1869 at Red Creek, Arizona Territory. The Medal of Honor was issued on November 23, 1869. However, John Walker had an alias of "Joseph Frazier." He reportedly deserted twice, with the final desertion in 1874. John Walker was reportedly born in 1845 in Leon, Landes forest, Aquitaine, France, while "Joseph Frazier" was reportedly born in Italy.  Sergeant Charles Harris and Corporal George Ferrari also received the Medal of Honor for bravery in that battle.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in action with Indians

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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John Walker