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Hiram Iddings Bearss
Birth: Apr. 13, 1875
Peru
Miami County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 1938
Peru
Miami County
Indiana, USA

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Served as Captain, U.S. Marines Corps, second in command in battle at the Cadacan and Sohoton Rivers, Samar, Philippine Islands. On November 17, 1901 he made a surprise attack on the enemy fortified cliffs, capturing their weapons, supplies and killing 30. He had successfully led his men up the cliffs by means of bamboo ladders to a height of 200 feet. Then he led his men across the river, scaled the cliffs on the opposite side, and destroyed positions which were there. His other awards include the Army and Navy Distinguished Service Medal. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Peru
Miami County
Indiana, USA
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Sep 02, 2003
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Hiram Iddings Bearss
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- Lazer
 Added: Jul. 22, 2014
God bless you throughout the Summer, the season of life at its fullest. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Jul. 7, 2014
God bless you on Independence Day (early), and thank you for your service. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Jul. 1, 2014
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