John Mapes Adams (1871 - 1921)

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Nicknames: "George Lawrence Day"
Birthplace: Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died
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Birth: Oct. 11, 1871 Haverhill Essex County

Massachusetts, USA Death: Jan. 6, 1921

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, and served under the alias of "George Lawrence Day". While a Sergeant, he was detailed as part of the Marine Corps contingent in the China Relief Expedition during the 1900 Boxer Rebellion. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Tientsin, China on July 13, 1900, with his citation reading "In the presence of the enemy, Adams distinguished himself by meritorious conduct". His Medal was awarded to him on July 19, 1901. (bio by: Russ Dodge)

Burial: Cypress Hills National Cemetery Brooklyn Kings County New York, USA Plot: Section 2, Grave 8262

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October 11, 1871
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
January 6, 1921
Age 49
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA