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

Samuel McAllister

Details
  • Rank: Ordinary Seaman
  • 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, 1900
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Tientsin, China
Citation
In action against the enemy at Tientsin, China, 20 June 1900. Crossing the river in a small boat while under heavy enemy fire, McAllister assisted in destroying buildings occupied by the enemy.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: California
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: January 23, 1869, Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland
  • Died: December 13, 1903, Died on active duty U.S.S. Wisconsin, Pacific Ocean
  • Buried: Buried at sea between Japan and Hawaii, at sea
  • Location of Medal: Naval Historical Center, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC
 

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