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Navy Medal of Honor: Korea 1871

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
  1. ANDREWS, JOHN, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Benicia, Korean forts on 9 and 10 June 1871
  2. FRANKLIN, FREDERICK, Quartermaster, U.S. Navy., USS Colorado, Korean forts, 11 June 1871
  3. GRACE, PATRICK H., Chief Quartermaster, U.S. Navy., USS Benicia, Korean forts, 10 and 11 June 1871
  4. HAYDEN, CYRUS, Carpenter, U.S. Navy., USS Colorado, Korean forts, 11 June 1871
  5. LUKES, WILLIAM F., Landsman, U.S. Navy., Korean forts, 9 and 10 June 1871
  6. McKENZlE, ALEXANDER, Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy., USS Colorado, Korean forts, 11 June 1871
  7. MERTON, JAMES F., Landsman, U.S. Navy., Korean forts, 9 and 10 June 1871
  8. ROGERS, SAMUEL F., Quartermaster, U.S. Navy., USS Colorado, Korean forts, 11 June 1871
  9. TROY, WILLIAM, Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy., USS Colorado, Korean forts, 11 June 1871


U.S. Marine Corps Recipients
  1. BROWN, CHARLES, Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Colorado in action against a Korean fort on 11 June 1871
  2. COLEMAN, JOHN, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Colorado in action at Korea on 11 June 1871
  3. DOUGHERTY, JAMES, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Carondelet , June 1871
  4. McNAMARA, MICHAEL, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Benicia, Korean forts, 11 June 1871.
  5. OWENS, MICHAEL, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Colorado during the capture of Korean forts, 11 June 1871
  6. PURVIS, HUGH, Private, U.S. Marine Corps., USS Alaska , Korean forts, 11 June 1871

 

14 April 1997

Published:Tue Nov 28 14:57:20 EST 2017