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Philippine Insurrection - U.S. Marine Corps

Howard Major Buckley

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Gunnery Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Philippine Insurrection
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 4, 1899
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Philippine Islands
For distinguished conduct in the presence of the enemy in battle, while with the 8th Army Corps on 25, 27, 29 March, and 4 April 1899.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: January 23, 1862, Croton Falls, Westchester County, NY, United States
  • Died: July 2, 1941, Bath, NY, United States
  • Buried: Wheeler Cemetery (MH), Wheeler, NY, United States

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