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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 19/02/1879 Sandy Hook, Maryland.  d. 20/12/1958 San Antonio, Texas.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION:  05/12/1906 La Paz, Philippines.

 

Weld joined the Army from Altamont, Tennessee in April 1899, and retired with the rank of Colonel in September 1933.

 

MOH CITATIONS:

 

With his right arm cut open with a bolo, went to the assistance of a wounded constabulary officer and a fellow soldier who were surrounded by about 40 Pulajanes, and, using his disabled rifle as a club, beat back the assailants and rescued his party.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FORT SAM HOUSTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.

Section AH, Grave 189

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Seth Lathrop Weld

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