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John Purnell Chatham
Birth: Jul. 2, 1872
Worcester County
Maryland, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1914

China Relief Expedition Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Gunner's Mate Second Class in the US Navy and was assigned to the USS NEWARK. His citation reads "In action with the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900. During this period and in the presence of the enemy, Chatham distinguished himself by his conduct." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Josephus Chatham (1842 - 1900)
  Drucilla A Messick Chatham (1842 - 1916)
 
 Siblings:
  Elnora F Chatham Taylor (1863 - 1943)*
  George William Chatham (1868 - 1953)*
  Henry Thomas Chatham (1870 - 1964)*
  John Purnell Chatham (1872 - 1914)
  Francis Marion Chatham (1874 - 1960)*
  Mary Virginia Chatham Livingston (1876 - 1961)*
  James S. Chatham (1878 - 1964)*
  Joseph Clayton Chatham (1881 - 1900)*
  Nancy Jane Chatham Duffy (1883 - 1964)*
  Bessie Mae Chatham Morris (1885 - 1970)*
  Ida Washington Chatham Mitchell (1889 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Parsons Cemetery
Salisbury
Wicomico County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jan 21, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7104472
John Purnell Chatham
Added by: Don Morfe
 
John Purnell Chatham
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John Purnell Chatham
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