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China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion) - U.S. Marine Corps

Daniel Joseph Daly

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Sergeant Major)
  • Conflict/Era: China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion)
  • Unit/Command:
    Capt. Newt H. Hall's Marine Detachment, 1st Regiment (Marines),
    U.S.S. Newark
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: August 14, 1900
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Peking, China

First Award: In the presence of the enemy during the battle of Peking, China, 14 August 1900, Daly distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

Medal of Honor Recipient Daniel J. Daly
Medal of Honor Recipient Daniel J. Daly
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 11, 1901
  • Born: November 11, 1873, Glen Cove, Nassau County, NY, United States
  • Died: April 27, 1937, Glendale, NY, United States
  • Buried: Cypress Hills National Cemetery (MH) (5-70), Brooklyn, NY, United States
  • Location of Medal: National Museum of the US Marine Corps (Medals for both actions), Quantico, VA

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