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

Harry Fisher

Details
  • Also Known As: Phillips, Franklin J.
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion)
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 20 - July 16, 1900
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Peking, China
Citation

Served in the presence of the enemy at the battle of Peking, China, 20 June to 16 July 1900. Assisting in the erection of barricades during the action, Fisher was killed by the heavy fire of the enemy.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Born: October 20, 1874, McKeesport, Allegheny County, PA, United States
  • Died: July 16, 1900, Peking, China
  • Buried: Versailles Cemetery (MH) (J-67), McKeesport, PA, United States
  • Location of Medal: McKeesport Heritage Center, McKeesport, PA
 

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