Cornelius J Leahy (1872 - d.)

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Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Cause of death: KIA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Cornelius J Leahy

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the

Medal of Honor

(Posthumously) to Private Cornelius J. Leahy, United States Army, for distinguished gallantry in action in driving off a superior force and with the assistance of one comrade brought from the field of action the bodies of two comrades, one killed and the other severely wounded, this while on a scout on 3 September 1899, while serving with Company A, 36th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers, in action at Porac, Luzon, Philippine Islands.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 3, 1902

Action Date: September 3, 1899

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company A

Regiment: 36th Infantry

Division: U.S. Volunteers

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June, 1872
Limerick, Ireland
San Francisco, CA, USA