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Recipient's Name Service Cemetery KIA Home Town   Marker
Anderson, Johannes Seigfried Army Acacia   Chicago, IL Photo  
Harvey, Jr., Carmel Bernon Army Cedar Park Yes Chicago, IL Photo MH
Black, William Perkins Army Graceland   Danville, IL Photo MH
Goettler, Harold Ernest Army AS Graceland Yes Chicago, IL Photo MH-P
Goodrich, Edwin Army Graceland   Westfield, NY Photo  
Merrill, Augustus Army Graceland   Lyndon, ME Photo MH
Powell, William Henry Army Graceland   Ironton, OH Photo  
Toomer, William Army Graceland   Chicago, IL Photo MH-P
Bell, James Army Mount Olivet   Troy, NY Photo MH
Jordan, Thomas H. Navy Mount Olivet   Baltimore, MD Photo MH
Ayers (Ayres), David Army Oakwood   Upper Sandusky, OH Photo  
Simons, Charles Jenks Army Oakwood   Exeter, NH Photo  
Kretsinger, George Army Rose Hill   Chicago, IL Photo MH
O'Brien, Peter Army Rose Hill   New York, NY Photo MH
Spurling, Andrew Barclay Army Rose Hill   Augusta, ME Photo MH
Stephens, William G. Army Rose Hill   Chicago, IL Photo MH
Watson, James C. Army Rose Hill   Philadelphia, PA Photo MH
MH Indicates Government Issue Type MOH headstone.
MH-P Indicates a PRIVATE headstone with MOH text or image.

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