William F. Lukes
Landsman, U.S. Navy

Born:   February 19, 1847 at Niderbergdorf, Bohemia
Entered Service:   Tientsin, China
Date/Place of Action:   June 09 & 10, 1871 - Citadel, Korea
Unit:  U.S.S. Colorado
Presentation:  Presented on October 10, 1872 - G.O. 180
Date of Death:   December 17, 1923
Buried at:  Los Angeles National Cemetery - Los Angeles, CA
"Fighting with the enemy inside the fort, Lukes received a severe cut over the head."

Michael McNamara
Private, U.S. Marine Corps

Born:   1841 at Clure, Ireland
Entered Service:    New York, NY
Date/Place of Action:  June 11, 1871 - Citadel, Korea
Unit:  U.S.S. Benicia
Presentation:
  Presented on February 08, 1872 - G.O. 169
Date of Death:  Unknown
Buried at:  Unknown
"Advancing to the parapet, McNamara wrenched the matchlock from the hands of an enemy and killed him."

 James F. Merton
Landsman, U.S. Navy

Born:  1845 at Cheshire, England
Entered Service:    Portsmouth, NH
Date/Place of Action:  June 09 & 10, 1871 - Citadel, Korea
Unit:  
U.S.S. Colorado
Presentation:  
Presented on October 10, 1872 - G.O. 180
Date of Death:   Unknown
Buried at:   Unknown
"Merton was severely wounded in the arm while trying to force his way into the fort."

Michael Owens
Private, U.S. Marine Corps

Born:   February 06, 1837 at New York, NY
Entered Service:   New York, NY
Date/Place of Action:  June 11, 1871 - Citadel, Korea
Unit:   
U.S.S. Colorado
Presentation:  
Presented on February 08, 1872 - G.O. 169
Date Of Death:  December 08, 1890
Buried At: 
 Unknown
"Fighting courageously in hand-to-hand combat, Owens was badly wounded by the enemy during this action."

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