William F. Zion (1872 - 1919)

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Birthplace: Knightstown, Indiana, USA
Death: Died in USA
Cause of death: accidental gunshot wound
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About William F. Zion

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private William F. Zion, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism in action in the presence of the enemy during the battle of Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900. Throughout this period, Private Zion distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

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

Action Date: July 21 - August 17, 1900

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Private

http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/2346/zion-william.php

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Zion

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7024623

A Quaker, not Jewish. http://mypostingcareer.com/forums/topic/4704-wikipedias-jewish-medal-of-honor-winners/

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Pvt. William F. Zion, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1872
October 23, 1872
Knightstown, Indiana, USA
1919
March 25, 1919
Age 46
USA
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Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA