LEAHY, CORNELIUS J.
Rank and Organization: Private, Company A, 36th
Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and Date: Near Porac, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 3
September 1899. Entered Service At: San Francisco, Calif. Birth: Ireland. Date
of Issue: 3 May 1902.
Distinguished gallantry in action in driving off a
superior force and with the assistance of 1 comrade brought from the field of action the
bodies of 2 comrades, 1 killed and the other severely wounded, this while on a scout.