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Erwin Jay Boydston
Birth: Apr. 22, 1875
Bailey
Park County
Colorado, USA
Death: May 19, 1957
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Boxer Rebellion as a Private in the United States Marine Corps. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery from July 21 to August 17, 1900. His citation reads "In the presence of the enemy at Peking, China. Under a heavy fire from the enemy during this period, Boydston assisted in the erection of barricades". His Medal was awarded to him on July 19, 1901. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  Ulysses Ambler Boydston (1841 - 1916)
  Margaret Elizabeth Graves Boydston (1846 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Estella Griffin Boydston (1877 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Orpha "May" Boydston (1867 - 1909)*
  Orrilla Graves Boydston (1869 - 1950)*
  William Leroy Boydston (1873 - 1957)*
  Erwin Jay Boydston (1875 - 1957)
  Harriet Margaret Boydston Bonnickson (1883 - 1925)*
  Charles "Homer" Boydston (1887 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Sedction G, Grave 703
 
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Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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