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George Wesley Biegler
Birth: Mar. 31, 1869
Terre Haute
Vigo County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1929
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the United States Army at Terra Haute, Indiana and was serving as a Captain with the 28th Infantry (U.S. Volunteers) near Loac, Luzon, Philippine Islands on October 21, 1900, the date of his Medal of Honor action. His citation was issued March 11, 1902 and reads: "With but 19 men resisted and at close quarters defeated 300 of the enemy." Later accounts stated that his award was not presented until October 17, 1927, when it was presented by then Secretary of War Dwight F. Davis. Biegler also served on the Mexican border in the search for Pancho Villa and in World War I. Biegler died at Letterman Hospital in San Francisco and was buried in Hollywood, California. His funeral service was held April 7, 1929 at the post Chapel, The Presidio, San Francisco. (bio by: Lawrence Hildebrand) 
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  Sue Rubsch Biegler (1870 - 1928)*
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Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section 6, Lot 170
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Lawrence Hildebrand
Record added: May 12, 2005
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