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Philippine Insurrection - U.S. Navy

Robert Galbraith

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