Pvt. William F. Zion, Medal of Honor

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William F. Zion

Birthplace: Knightstown, Indiana, USA
Death: Died in USA
Cause of death: accidental gunshot wound
Place of Burial: Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Jefferson Zion and Mary C. Zion
Brother of Omar C. Zion; Gertrude Zion and Matthew Zion

Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Pvt. William F. Zion, Medal of Honor

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




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

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