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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 21/07/1876 Chicago, Illinois.  d. 14/02/1969 Seattle, Washington.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 21/07 to 17/08/1900 Peking, China.

 

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the American Chinese Relief Expedition during the Boxer Rebellion as a Private in the United States Marine Corps. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Peking, China. His Medal was issued on July 19, 1901.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

In action against the enemy at Peking, China, July 21, to August 17, 1900. Although under heavy fire from the enemy, Horton assisted in the erection of barricades.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: EVERGREEN-WASHELLI CEMETERY, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON.

Veterans Cemetery, Section CS, Lot W, Grave 98

William M Charlie Horton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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