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John Hunter Wickersham
Birth: Feb. 3, 1890
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1918, France

World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during World War I as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 353d Infantry, 89th Division, AEF. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Limey, France, on September 12, 1918. His citation reads "Advancing with his platoon during the St. Mihiel offensive, he was severely wounded in 4 places by the bursting of a high-explosive shell. Before receiving any aid for himself he dressed the wounds of his orderly, who was wounded at the same time. He then ordered and accompanied the further advance of his platoon, although weakened by the loss of blood. His right hand and arm being disabled by wounds, he continued to fire his revolver with his left hand until, exhausted by loss of blood, he fell and died from his wounds before aid could be administered". His Medal of Honor was posthumously awarded to him in 1919. He lies today in Plot B, Row 19, Grave 12 of the Saint Mihiel American Cemetery and Memorial, Thiaucourt, Lorraine, France. His family erected a cenotaph to him in their plot in Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado. 
 
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Fairmount Cemetery *
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jun 18, 2005
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