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Johnston, Gordon (MOH, DSC), COL USA(Ret).
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Last Address Charlotte
Date of Passing Mar 08, 1934
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MEDAL OF HONOR
Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Signal Corps. Place and date: At Mount Bud Dajo, Jolo, Philippine Islands, 7 March 1906. Entered service at: Birmingham, Alabama. Born: 25 May 1874, Charlotte, North Carolina. Date of issue: 7 November 1910. G.O. No.: 207.
Voluntarily took part in and was dangerously wounded during an assault on the enemy's works.
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army 43d Infantry, U.S. Volunteers Date of Action: February 1, 1900 General Orders No. No. 13, W.D., 1924
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Gordon Johnston, Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action at Palo, Leyte, Philippine Islands, February 1, 1900.
While in command of a small detachment of scouts Lieutenant Johnston displayed remarkable gallantry and leadership in charging a greatly superior force of entrenched insurgents in the face of cannon and rifle fire, driving the enemy from their position and capturing the town of Palo.