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

Martin Hunt

Details
  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • 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

In the presence of the enemy during the battle of Peking, China, 20 June to 16 July 1900, Hunt distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

Medal of Honor Recipient Martin Hunt
Medal of Honor Recipient Martin Hunt
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 2, 1915
  • Born: July 9, 1873, County Mayo, Ireland
  • Died: July 22, 1938, Pasay Rizal, Philippine Islands
  • Buried: Sta. Clara de Montefalco Parish Cemetery, Pasay Rizal, Philippine Islands
 

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