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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant KILBOURNE, CHARLES E., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

KILBOURNE, CHARLES E.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: Signal Corps
Born: Fort Myer, Va.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Portland, Oreg.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 05/06/1905
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Paco Bridge, Philippine Islands, 5 February 1899
 
 


KILBOURNE, CHARLES E. Photo
 
Citation

Within a range of 250 yards of the enemy and in the face of a rapid fire climbed a telegraph pole at the east end of the bridge and in full view of the enemy coolly and carefully repaired a broken telegraph wire, thereby reestablishing telegraphic communication to the front.