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China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion) - U.S. Navy

Robert Henry Stanley

  • Rank: Hospital Apprentice (Highest Rank: Chief Pharmacist)
  • Conflict/Era: China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion)
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Newark
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 20 - 22, 1900
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Peking, China
For distinguished conduct in the presence of the enemy in volunteering and carrying messages under fire at Peking, China, 12 July 1900.
Medal of Honor Recipient Robert H. Stanley
Medal of Honor Recipient Robert H. Stanley
Additional Details
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: On board the U.S.S. Brooklyn
  • Born: May 2, 1881, Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, United States
  • Died: July 15, 1942, Pensacola, FL, United States
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (PM) (7-8348), Arlington, VA, United States

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