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CMOHS.org - Corporal APPLETON, EDWIN NELSON, U.S. Marine Corps

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APPLETON, EDWIN NELSON

Rank: Corporal
Organization: U.S. Marine Corps
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Born: 29 August 1876, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At:
G.O. Number: 84
Date of Issue: 03/22/1902
Accredited To: New York
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APPLETON, EDWIN NELSON Photo
 
Citation

In action against the enemy at Tientsin, China, 20 June 1900. Crossing the river in a small boat while under heavy enemy fire, Appleton assisted in destroying buildings occupied by the enemy.