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Burke Gaius Hanford

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, USA
Death: Died
Place of Burial: San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
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About Burke Gaius Hanford

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Machinist First Class Burke Hanford, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving with the detachment from the U.S.S. Newark, fighting with the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China on 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900. In the presence of the enemy during this period, Machinist First Class Hanford distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

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

Action Date: June 13 & 20 - 22, 1900

Service: Navy

Rank: Machinist First Class

Division: U.S.S. Newark

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December 17, 1872
Toledo, Ohio, USA
April 11, 1928
Age 55
San Diego, San Diego, California, USA