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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 02/01/1875 Germany.  d. 01/07/1941 Los Angeles, California.

 

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

 

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Chinese Relief Expedition during the Boxer Rebellion as a Private in Company C, 9th United States Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Tientsin, China, on July 13, 1900.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Although previously wounded while carrying a wounded comrade to a place of safety, rejoined his command, which partly occupied an exposed position upon a dike, remaining there after his command had been withdrawn, singly keeping up the fire, and obliviously presenting himself as a conspicuous target until he was literally shot off his position by the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: LOS ANGELES NATIONAL CEMETERY, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA.

Section 81, Row G, Grave 20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Robert H Von Schlick

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