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Philippine Insurrection - U.S. Army

Antoine August Gaujot

Details
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: Philippine Insurrection
  • Unit/Command:
    Company M, 27th Infantry,
    U.S. Volunteers
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: December 19, 1899
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: San Mateo, Luzon, Philippine Islands
Citation
Attempted under a heavy fire of the enemy to swim a river for the purpose of obtaining and returning with a canoe.
Medal of Honor Recipient Antoine A. Gaujot
Medal of Honor Recipient Antoine A. Gaujot
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Williamson, Mingo County, West Virginia
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: February 15, 1911
    The White House, presented by Pres. William H. Taft
  • Born: 1879, Keweenaw, Baraga County, MI, United States
  • Died: April 14, 1936
  • Buried: Fairview Cemetery, Williamson, WV, United States
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