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CMOHS.org - Private BURNES, JAMES, U.S. Marine Corps

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BURNES, JAMES

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Marine Corps
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Born: 14 January 1870, Worcester, Mass.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At:
G.O. Number: 84
Date of Issue: 03/22/1902
Accredited To: California
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BURNES, JAMES Photo
 
Citation

In action against the enemy at Tientsin, China, 20 June 1900. Crossing the river in a small boat with 3 other men while under a heavy fire from the enemy, Burnes assisted in destroying buildings occupied by hostile forces.