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Unknown Soldier of Rumania

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  • Conflict/Era: World War I
  • Military Service Branch: Unknown
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By virtue of the authority vested by law in the President of the United States, The Congressional Medal of Honor, emblem of the highest military ideals and virtues, is bestowed in the name of Congress of the United States upon the unknown, unidentified Rumanian soldier in a desire to add all that is possible to the imperishable glory won by the soldiers of Rumania who fought as comrades of the American soldiers during the World War, and to commemorate with them the deeds of the nations associated with the United States of America, by paying this tribute to their unknown dead.  (A.G. 220.52, 17 May 1923) (War Department General Orders, No. 22, 6 June 1923).

Unknown Soldier of Rumania
Unknown Soldier of Rumania
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  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
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  • Buried: Carol Park, Bucharest
  • Location of Medal: National Minority Museum, Bucharest, Romania

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