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Korea - 1871
 Recipients of the Medal of Honor
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Name
Date/Place of Birth
Date Of Action
Military Unit
Presentation
Date of Death
Entered Service At:
Place of Action
Place of Burial

Ordinary Seaman
John Andrews
US Navy

1821 
York County, PA

Jun 09 & 10, 1871
Aboard Ship, Korea

U.S.S. Benicia

Presented on Jul 09, 1872 - G.O. 176

Unknown

Maryland
Corporal
Charles Brown
US Marine Corps
New York, NY Jun 11, 1871 
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Colorado Presented on Feb 08, 1872 - G.O. 169 Unknown
Hong Kong, China
Private
John Coleman
US Marine Corps
Oct 09, 1847
County Cork, Ireland
Jun 11, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Colorado Presented on Feb 08, 1872 - G.O. 169 Unknown
California
Private
James Dougherty
US Marine Corps
Nov 16, 1839
Langhash, Ireland
Jun 11, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Benicia Presented on Feb 08, 1872 - G.O. 169 Nov 25, 1897
Cypress Hills National Cemetery - Brooklyn, NY
Pennsylvania
Quartermaster
Frederick Franklin
US Navy
1840
Portsmouth, NH
Jun 11, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Colorado Presented on Feb 08, 1872 - G.O. 169 May 10, 1873
Proprietors Cemetery - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire
Chief Quartermaster
Patrick Henry Grace
US Navy
1832
Ireland
Jun 10 & 11, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Benicia Presented on Dec 04, 1915 - G.O. 177 Feb 24, 1896
Unknown
Pennsylvania
Carpenter
Cyrus Hayden
US Navy
1843
York, ME
Jun 11, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Colorado Presented on Feb 08, 1872 - G.O. 169 Unknown
Maine
Landsman
William F. Lukes
US Navy
Feb 19, 1847
Niderbergdorf, Bohemia
Jun 09 & 10, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Colorado Presented on Oct 10, 1872 - G.O. 180 Dec 17, 1923
Los Angeles National Cemetery - Los Angeles, CA
Tientsin, China
Boatswain's Mate
Alexander McKenzie
US Navy
1837
Glasgow, Scotland
Jun 11, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Colorado Presented on Feb 08, 1872 - G.O. 169 Unknown
New York, NY
Private
Michael McNamara
US Marine Corps
1841
Clure, Ireland
Jun 11, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Benicia Presented on Feb 08, 1872 - G.O. 169 Unknown
New York, NY
Landsman
James F. Merton
US Navy
1845
Cheshire, England
Jun 09 & 10, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Colorado Presented on Oct 10, 1872 - G.O. 180 Unknown
Portsmouth, NH
Private
Michael Owens
US Marine Corps
Feb 06, 1837
New York, NY
Jun 11, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Colorado Presented on Feb 08, 1872 - G.O. 169 Dec 08, 1890
Unknown
New York, NY
Private
Hugh Purvis
US Marine Corps
Mar 05, 1846 
Philadelphia, PA
Jun 11, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Alaska Presented on Feb 08, 1872 - G.O. 169 Feb 12, 1922
Cedar Bluff Cemetery - Annapolis, MD
Pennsylvania
Quartermaster
Samuel F. Rogers
US Navy
1845
Buffalo, NY
Jun 11, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Colorado Presented on Feb 08, 1872 - G.O. 169 Nov 01, 1905
Forest Homes Cemetery - Forest Park, IL
New York, NY
Ordinary Seaman
William Troy
US Navy
1848
Boston, MA
Jun 11, 1871
Citadel, Korea
U.S.S. Colorado Presented on Feb 08, 1872 - G.O. 169 Mar 08, 1907
Stockton State Hospital Cemetery - Stockton, CA
Massachusetts

 

 

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