Navy Medal of Honor: Korea 1871

medal of honor badgesThese individuals earned the Navy Medal of Honor during the period specified. Their names are followed by their rank and rate, if known, the date of the action and the vessel or unit on which they served.

U.S. Navy Recipients
ANDREWS, JOHN, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Benicia, Korean forts on 9 and 10 June 1871
FRANKLIN, FREDERICK, Quartermaster, U.S. Navy., USS Colorado, Korean forts, 11 June 1871
GRACE, PATRICK H., Chief Quartermaster, U.S. Navy., USS Benicia, Korean forts, 10 and 11 June 1871
HAYDEN, CYRUS, Carpenter, U.S. Navy., USS Colorado, Korean forts, 11 June 1871
LUKES, WILLIAM F., Landsman, U.S. Navy., Korean forts, 9 and 10 June 1871
McKENZlE, ALEXANDER, Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Colorado, Korean forts, 11 June 1871
MERTON, JAMES F., Landsman, U.S. Navy., Korean forts, 9 and 10 June 1871
ROGERS, SAMUEL F., Quartermaster, U.S. Navy., USS Colorado, Korean forts, 11 June 1871
TROY, WILLIAM, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Colorado, Korean forts, 11 June 1871
U.S. Marine Corps Recipients
BROWN, CHARLES, Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Colorado in action against a Korean fort on 11 June 1871
COLEMAN, JOHN, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Colorado in action at Korea on 11 June 1871
DOUGHERTY, JAMES, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Carondelet , June 1871
McNAMARA, MICHAEL, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Benicia, Korean forts, 11 June 1871.
OWENS, MICHAEL, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Colorado during the capture of Korean forts, 11 June 1871
PURVIS, HUGH, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Alaska , Korean forts, 11 June 1871

14 April 1997

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