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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 05/01/1871 Newark, New Jersey.  d. 01/09/1937 ?

 

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

 

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Boxer Rebellion in the United States Navy as a Chief Carpenter's Mate. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on June 13, and on June 20-22, 1900. His Medal was issued on July 19, 1901. He remained in the US Navy, retiring with the Rank of Lieutenant Commander.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Fighting with the relief expedition of the Allied forces on 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900, Hamberger distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 6, Grave 9164, Map Grid T 18

William Francis Hamberger

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