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William C. Horton
Birth: Jul. 21, 1876
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1969

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the American Chinese Relief Expedition during the Boxer Rebellion as a Private in the United States Marine Corps. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Peking, China. His citation reads "In action against the enemy at Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900. Although under heavy fire from the enemy, Horton assisted in the erection of barricades". His Medal was issued on July 19, 1901. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
Plot: Veterans Cemetery, Section CS, Lot W, Grave 98
 
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Record added: Jul 11, 2000
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