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The Distinguished Service Cross
 U.S. Army - China (Boxer Rebellion) 

 


ABBOTT, GEORGE F.
Corporal, U.S. Army
Company G, 9th Infantry
Date of Action: July 13, 1900
Citation:
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to George F. Abbott, Corporal, U.S. Army, for distinguished gallantry in action at Tientsin, China, July 13, 1900
D.S.C. issued in lieu of the certificate of merit and the D.S.M. under the provisions of the act of Congress approved March 5, 1931.
Home Town: Worcester, MA

CORNING, JOHN A.
Private, U.S. Army
Troop L, 6th Cavalry
Date of Action: September 4, 1900
Citation:
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to John A. Corning, Private, U.S. Army, for gallant service in an engagement with Chinese troops at Chang Ping Chow, China, September 4, 1900.
D.S.C. issued in lieu of the certificate of merit and the D.S.M. under the provisions of the act of Congress approved March 5, 1931.
Home Town: Providence, RI

DAVIS, ALBERT
Sergeant, U.S. Army
Company B, 9th Infantry
Date of Action: July 13, 1900
Citation:
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Albert Davis, Sergeant, U.S. Army, for distinguished service in the battle of Tientsin, China, July 13, 1900.
D.S.C. issued in lieu of the certificate of merit and the D.S.M. under the provisions of the act of Congress approved March 5, 1931.
Home Town: Whitehall, MI

FRAZIER, JOSEPH
First Lieutenant, U. S. Army
9th Infantry
Date of Action: July 13, 1900
Citation:
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Joseph Frazier, First Lieutenant, U. S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action at Tientsin, China, July 13, 1900. Lieutenant Frazier displayed conspicuous gallantry and absolute disregard of personal safety in rescuing, under a terrific enemy fire, the colonel of his regiment, who had fallen mortally wounded.
General Orders No. 3, W. D., 1925
Home Town: Grand Center, MO

KLEIN, MAX
Private, U.S. Army
Company D, 9th Infantry
Date of Action: July 13, 1900
Citation:
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Max Klein, Private, U.S. Army, for distinguished service in the battle of Tientsin, China, July 13, 1900.
D.S.C. issued in lieu of the certificate of merit and the D.S.M. under the provisions of the act of Congress approved March 5, 1931.
Home Town: Syracuse, NY

WALDRON, WILLIAM H.
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army
9th Infantry
Date of Action: July 13, 1900
Citation:
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to William H. Waldron, Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action at Tientsin, China, July 13, 1900, in rescuing while under a heavy fire three of his men from drowning, all of whom fully accoutered had fallen into a deep ditch, when Lieutenant Waldron also fully accoutered, jumped in and saved them.
General Orders No. No. 43, W.D., 1922
Home Town: Welch, WV

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