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Philippine Insurrection - U.S. Marine Corps

Joseph H. Leonard

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Philippine Insurrection
  • Unit/Command:
    attached to the 8th Army Corps,
  • 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 battles, while with the 8th Army Corps on 25, 27, 29 March, and 4 April 1899.
Medal of Honor Recipient Joseph H. Leonard
Medal of Honor Recipient Joseph H. Leonard
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: August 28, 1876, Cohoes, Albany County, NY, United States
  • Died: September 23, 1946, Yountville, CA, United States
  • Buried: Veterans Home of California Cemetery (MH) (C-9-30), Yountville, CA, United States

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