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Edward Herrick Gibson

Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
Death: April 25, 1942 (69)
Place of Burial: San Bruno, San Mateo, CA, USA
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Edward Herrick Gibson

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Edward Herrick Gibson, United States Army, for most distinguished gallantry on 19 December 1899, while serving with Company M, 27th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers, in action at San Mateo, Philippine Islands. Sergeant Gibson attempted under a heavy fire of the enemy to swim a river for the purpose of obtaining and returning with a canoe.

General Orders: Date of Issue: April 5, 1911

Action Date: December 19, 1899

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company M

Regiment: 27th Infantry

Division: U.S. Volunteers

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July 4, 1872
Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA
April 25, 1942
Age 69
San Bruno, San Mateo, CA, USA