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Philippine Insurrection - U.S. Army

Frank Lafayette Anders

  • Rank: Corporal (Highest Rank: Major)
  • Conflict/Era: Philippine Insurrection
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 13, 1899
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: San Miguel de Mayumo, Luzon, Philippine Islands
With 11 other scouts, without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy who were in line and in a position that could only be carried by a frontal attack.
Medal of Honor Recipient Frank L. Anders
Medal of Honor Recipient Frank L. Anders
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: March 3, 1906
  • Born: November 10, 1875, Fort Lincoln, Morton County
  • Died: January 20, 1966
  • Buried: Hill Side Cemetery (W-108-7-5), Ripon, WI, United States

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