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China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion) - U.S. Navy

Edward G Allen

  • Rank: Boatswain's Mate First Class (Highest Rank: Chief Boatswain)
  • Conflict/Era: China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion)
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Newark
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 22, 1900
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: China
Fighting with the relief expedition of the Allied forces, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900, Allen distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: December 4, 1859, Amsterdam, Holland (The Netherlands)
  • Died: April 16, 1917, Brooklyn, NY, United States
  • Buried: The Evergreens Cemetery (Nazareth-1251), Brooklyn, NY, United States

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