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Philippine Insurrection - U.S. Army

John C Wetherby

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Philippine Insurrection
  • Unit/Command:
    Company L,
    4th U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: November 20, 1899
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: near Imus, Luzon, Philippine Islands
While carrying important orders on the battlefield, was desperately wounded and, being unable to walk, crawled far enough to deliver his orders.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Martinsville, Morgan County, Indiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 25, 1902
  • Born: July 2, 1880, Morgan County, IN, United States
  • Died: November 29, 1899, Luzon, Philippine Islands
  • Buried: Frye Cemetery (MH), Mahalasville, IN, United States

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