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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 27/05/1873 Dalmatia, Pennsylvania. d. 29/09/1914 San Francisco, California.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/07/1898 El Caney, Cuba.

 

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during the War with Spain as a Corporal in Companu D, 17th United States Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at El Caney, Cuba, on July 1, 1898.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire of the enemy

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.

Section WS, Grave 134-A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Norman W Ressler

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