Byrne, Bernard Albert, LTC

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1875-1899, HHC, 6th US Infantry
Service Years
1875 - 1906


Lieutenant Colonel

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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Byrne, Bernard Albert (MOH), LTC USA(Ret).
Contact Info
Home Town
Sullivans Island, South Carolina
Last Address
San Francisco, California

Date of Passing
Feb 28, 1910
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 1, Site 707

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Congressional Medal Of Honor SocietyMedal of Honor Recipients
  1901, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society [Verified]
  1901, Medal of Honor Recipients [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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Last Known Activity

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Army during the Insurrection in the Philippines as a Captain in the 6th United States Regular Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Bobong, Negros, Philippine Islands on July 19, 1899. His citation reads "Most distinguished gallantry in rallying his men on the bridge after the line had been broken and pushed back." His Medal was awarded to him on July 15, 1902.

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 Unit Assignments
6th US Infantry
  1875-1899, HHC, 6th US Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1899-1901 Philippine - American War
 Colleges Attended 
Columbia University
  1871-1875, Columbia University
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