Burkard, Oscar, MAJ

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Medical Service Corps
Last Primary MOS
3506-Field Medical Assistant
Last MOS Group
Medical Service Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1898-1919, 3rd Infantry Division
Service Years
1898 - 1930

Medical Service Corps


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Home Country
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Burkard, Oscar (MOH), MAJ USA(Ret).
Contact Info
Home Town
Achern, Ortenaukreis, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany
Last Address
Rome, New York

Date of Passing
Feb 18, 1950
Location of Interment
Rome Cemetery - Rome, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Congressional Medal Of Honor SocietyMedal of Honor Recipients
  1898, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society [Verified]
  1898, Medal of Honor Recipients [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as Private, Hospital Corps, 3rd Infantry U.S. Army. On October 5, 1898 the Chippewaw Indians staged an uprising at Lake Leech in northern Minnesota. he rescued and tended to several wounded in the action, continuously exposing himself to hostile fire. This was the last battle of the Indian Wars and he was the last to recieve the Medal of Honor for actions in a Indian campaign.


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 Unit Assignments
3rd Infantry Division
  1898-1919, 3rd Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 World War I
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