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Peter Stewart

Birthdate: (56)
Birthplace: Airdrie, Scotland
Death: June 17, 1914 (56)
Place of Burial: Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Peter Stewart

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Gunnery Sergeant Peter Stewart, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while serving with the Marine Guard, Captain Newt Hall's Marine Detachment, 1st Regiment (Marines), U.S.S. Newark in action with the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China during the battles of 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900. Throughout this period and in the presence of the enemy, Stewart distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

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

Action Date: June 13 & 20 - 22, 1900

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Gunnery Sergeant

Company: Marine Guard Detachment

Battalion: Captain Newt Hall's Marine Detachment

Regiment: 1st Regiment (Marines)

Division: U.S.S. Newark

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Peter Stewart's Timeline

February 17, 1858
Airdrie, Scotland
June 17, 1914
Age 56
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA