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Kaoru Moto
Birth: Apr. 25, 1917
Makawao
Maui County
Hawaii, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 1992
Makawao
Maui County
Hawaii, USA

World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as a Private First Class, C Company, 100th Battalion. On July 7, 1944 while stationed as a forward scout at Castellina, Italy he attacked a machine-gun nest, took a prisoner, then captured a house used as an observation post. Even being wounded, he continued to defend the position from being retaken by the Germans. Later, he spotted another machine-gun nest and opened fire, wounding two Germans and capturing the others. In a White House ceremony June 21, 2000, he received his posthumous award along with 21 other Asian American Veterans. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Court 2, Wall F, Row 400, Niche 422
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Aug 28, 2003
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