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Philippine Insurrection - U.S. Army

William B. Trembley

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Philippine Insurrection
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    20th Kansas Volunteer Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 27, 1899
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Calumpit, Luzon, Philippine Islands
Citation
Swam the Rio Grande de Pampanga in the face of the enemy's fire and fastened a rope to the occupied trenches, thereby enabling the crossing of the river and the driving of the enemy from his fortified position.
Medal of Honor Recipient William B. Trembley
Medal of Honor Recipient William B. Trembley
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: March 11, 1902
  • Born: 1877, Johnson, Stanton County, KS, United States
  • Died: January 13, 1952, Pharr, TX, United States
  • Buried: Monticello Methodist Church Cemetery (PMH) , Olathe, KS, United States
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