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CMOHS.org - Private COLEMAN, JOHN, U.S. Marine Corps

Recipient Detail

 

COLEMAN, JOHN

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Marine Corps
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Born: 9 October 1847, Ireland
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At:
G.O. Number: 169
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Accredited To: California
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Citation

On board the U.S.S. Colorado in action at Korea on 11 June 1871. Fighting hand-to-hand with the enemy, Coleman succeeded in saving the life of Alexander McKenzie.