The President of the United States
in the name of The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
*OSBORNE, WEEDON E.
Rank and Organization: Lieutenant, Junior
Grade, (Dental Corps), U.S. Navy. Born: 13 November 1892, Chicago, Ill. Appointed
For extraordinary heroism while attached to the 6th Regiment, U.S. Marines, in actual
conflict with the enemy and under fire during the advance on Bouresche, France, on 6 June
1918. In the hottest of the fighting when the marines made their famous advance on
Bouresche at the southern edge of Belleau Wood, Lt (j.g.). Osborne threw himself zealously
into the work of rescuing the wounded. Extremely courageous in the performance of this
perilous task, he was killed while carrying a wounded officer to a place of safety.
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