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Philippine Insurrection - U.S. Marine Corps

Thomas F. Prendergast

Details
  • Rank: Corporal (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: Philippine Insurrection
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 5, 1899
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Philippine Islands
Citation
For distinguished conduct in the presence of the enemy in battle, while with the 8th Army Corps on 25, 27, 29 March, and 5 April 1899.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 19, 1901
  • Born: April 2, 1871, Waterford, Ireland
  • Died: April 26, 1913, Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Buried: Greenwood Cemetery (J), Philadelphia, PA, United States
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