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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 13/03/1868 Groveton, New Hampshire.   d. 03/04/1934 Pennslyvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 13 and 20-22/06/1900 China.

 

China Relief Expedition Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Boatswain's Mate First Class in the United States Navy.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

In action with the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900. During this period and in the presence of the enemy, Holyoke distinguished himself by meritouious conduct.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CHARLES EVANS CEMETERY, READING, PENNSYLVANIA.

Section 67A, Row 4, Grave 41

William Edward Holyoke

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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