James Cooney (1860 - 1903)

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Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
Death: Died in Vallejo, Solano, California, USA
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About James Cooney

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private James Cooney, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while serving with the 1st Regiment (Marines), in action the presence of the enemy during the battle near Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900. Private Cooney distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 55 (July 19, 1901)

Action Date: 13-Jul-00

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Private

Regiment: 1st Regiment (Marines)

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July 27, 1860
Limerick, Ireland
March 14, 1903
Age 42
Vallejo, Solano, California, USA
Vallejo, Solano, California, USA