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John Henry Quick
Birth: Jun. 20, 1873
Charles Town
Jefferson County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 1922
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the War with Spain with the rank of Sergeant. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Cuzco, Cuba, on June 14, 1898. His citation reads "Distinguishing himself during this action, Quick signaled the U.S.S. Dolphin on 3 different occasions while exposed to a heavy fire from the enemy". His Medal was awarded to him on December 13, 1898. A career Marine, he served in the Philippines in 1901, where he was recommended for another Medal of Honor (which was rejected). Later serving in World War I, he was awarded both the Navy Cross and the Army Distinguished Service award. (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
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  Edith L Yoos Quick (1882 - 1932)*
 
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Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Jennings
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 343, Grave 7
 
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Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Oct 06, 2002
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