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James Cooney
Birth: Jul. 27, 1860
County Limerick, Ireland
Death: Mar. 14, 1903
Solano County
California, USA

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. He served as Private in the 1st Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps. In a major engagement with the enemy rebels during a battle near Tientsin, China, July 13, 1900, Private Cooney and four Marines held tenuously until reinforced by U.S. Army troops. For meritorious conduct in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on July 19, 1901. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Mare Island Cemetery
Solano County
California, USA
Plot: Section D, Row 10, Plot 093
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Record added: Jan 01, 2004
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