Church, James, COL

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
3100-General Medical Officer
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Officer)
Service Years
1896 - 1906

Medical Corps

Colonel


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1866
 
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Home Town
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Last Address
CHICAGO

Date of Passing
May 18, 1923
 
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The President of the United States
in the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to

 CHURCH, JAMES ROBB

 

Rank and organization: Assistant Surgeon, 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry. Place and date: At Las Guasimas, Cuba, 24 June 1898. Entered service at: Washington, D.C. Birth: Chicago, Ill. Date of issue: 10 January 1906.

Citation:

In addition to performing gallantly the duties pertaining to his position, voluntarily and unaided carried several seriously wounded men from the firing line to a secure position in the rear, m each instance being subjected to a very heavy fire and great exposure and danger.

   
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 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1865-1891 Indian Wars (US)
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of San Juan Hill
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Kettle Hill
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of Las Guasimas
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