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Philippine Insurrection - U.S. Navy

Robert Galbraith

  • Rank: Gunner's Mate Third Class
  • Conflict/Era: Philippine Insurrection
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 12 - 13, 1899
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: El Pardo, Cebu, Philippine Islands

For extraordinary heroism and gallantry while under fire of the enemy at El Pardo, Cebu, Philippine Islands, 12 and 13 September 1899.

Medal of Honor Recipient Robert Galbraith
Medal of Honor Recipient Robert Galbraith
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: February 18, 1878, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, United States
  • Died: May 13, 1949
  • Buried: Long Island National Cemetery (MH) (DSS-17), Farmingdale, NY, United States

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