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China Relief Expedition Medal of Honor Recipients 1900

These 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 (select name for complete citation)
  1. ALLEN, EDWARD, Boatswain's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy., 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900 
  2. CHATHAM, JOHN PURNELL, Gunner's Mate Second Class, U.S. Navy., 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900
  3.  CLANCY, JOSEPH, Chief Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900 
  4. HAMBERGER, WILLIAM F., Chief Carpenter's Mate, U.S. Navy., 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900 
  5. HANFORD, BURKE, Machinist First Class, U.S. Navy., China 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900
  6.  HANSEN, HANS A., Seaman, U.S. Navy., China on 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900
  7. HOLYOKE, WILLIAM E., Boatswain's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy., China, 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900
  8.  KILLACKEY, JOSEPH, Landsman, U.S. Navy., China, 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900
  9.  McALLISTER, SAMUEL, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., Tientsin, China, 20 June 1900
  10.  McCLOY, JOHN (First Award), Coxswain, U.S. Navy., China, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900
  11.  MITCHELL, JOSEPH, Gunner's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy., Peking, China, 12 July 1900
  12.  PETERSEN, CARL EMIL, Chief Machinist, U.S. Navy., Peking, China, 28 June to 17 August 1900.
  13.  ROSE, GEORGE, Seaman, U.S. Navy., Peking, China, 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900
  14.  RYAN, FRANCIS T., Coxswain, U.S. Navy., China, 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900
  15.  SEACH, WILLIAM, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., China 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900.
  16.  SMITH, FRANK ELMER, Oiler, U.S. Navy., China, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900 
  17. SMITH, JAMES, Landsman, U.S. Navy., China, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900
  18. STANLEY, ROBERT HENRY, Hospital Apprentice, U.S. Navy., China, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900.
  19.  THOMAS, KARL, Coxswain, U.S. Navy., China 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900
  20.  TORGERSON, MARTIN T., Gunner's Mate Third Class, U.S. Navy., China, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900
  21.  WESTERMARK, AXEL, Seaman, U.S. Navy., Peking, China, 28 June to 17 August 1900
  22.  WILLIAMS, JAY, Coxswain, U.S. Navy., China, 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900
 
U.S. Marine Corps Recipients
  1. ADAMS, JOHN MAPES, Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps., Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900
  2.  ADRIANCE, HARRY CHAPMAN, Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps., Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900
  3.  APPLETON, EDWIN NELSON, Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps., Tientsin, China, 20 June 1900
  4.  BOYDSTON, ERWIN JAY, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900
  5.  BURNES, JAMES, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Tientsin, China, 20 June 1900
  6.  CAMPBELL, ALBERT RALPH, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Tientsin, China, 21 June 1900
  7.  CARR, WILLIAM LOUIS, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900
  8.  COONEY, JAMES, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900
  9.  DAHLGREN, JOHN OLOF, Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 20 June to 16 July 1900
  10.  DALY, DANIEL JOSEPH (First Award), Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 14 August 1900
  11.  FISHER, HARRY (posthumous), Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 20 June to 16 July 1900
  12.  FOLEY, ALEXANDER JOSEPH, Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps., Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900
  13.  FRANCIS, CHARLES ROBERT, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Tientsin, China, 21 June 1900
  14.  GAIENNIE, LOUIS RENE, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900
  15.  HEISCH, HENRY WILLIAM, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Tientsin, China, 20 June 1900
  16.  HORTON, WILLIAM CHARLIE, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900
  17.  HUNT, MARTIN, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 20 June to 16 July 1900
  18.  KATES, THOMAS WILBUR, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Tientsin, China, 21 June 1900
  19.  MATHIAS, CLARENCE EDWARD, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900
  20.  MOORE, ALBERT, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900
  21.  MURPHY, JOHN ALPHONSUS, Drummer, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900
  22.  MURRAY, WILLIAM H., Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900
  23.  ORNDOFF, HARRY WESTLEY, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., China, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900
  24.  PHILLIPS, REUBEN JASPER, Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps., 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900
  25.  PRESTON, HERBERT IRVING, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900
  26.  SCANNELL, DAVID JOHN, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900
  27.  SILVA, FRANCE, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking; China, 28 June to 17 August 1900
  28.  STEWART, PETER, Gunnery Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps., China, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900
  29.  SUTTON, CLARENCE EDWIN, Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps., Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900
  30.  UPHAM, OSCAR J., Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900
  31.  WALKER, EDWARD ALEXANDER, Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 20 June to 16 July 1900
  32.  YOUNG, FRANK ALBERT, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 20 June to 16 July 1900
  33.  ZION, WILLIAM, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900   
14 April 1997

 

U.S. Navy recipients of the Medal of Honor, : China Relief Expedition 1900

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Hospital Apprentice Robert H. Stanley United States Navy

For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving in the presence of the enemy in volunteering and carrying messages under fire at Peking, China on 12 July 1900. Hospital Apprentice Stanley's exceptional fortitude, inspiring initiative, and unrelenting devotion to duty reflected great credit upon himself and were in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service.

Published:Fri Sep 21 09:54:11 EDT 2018