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Col Alan Cunningham Kelton
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1846
Death: Nov. 22, 1928

Captain, U.S. Marine Corps
Company A, 1st Marine (Huntington's) Battalion, Date of Action: June 11, 1898

Citation:

The USMC Brevet Medal is presented to Allan Cunningham Kelton, Captain, U.S. Marine Corps, for distinguished conduct and public service in the presence of the enemy at Guantanamo, Cuba, June 11, 1898. On March 18, 1901, appointed Major, by brevet.

Born: 6/24/1846 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Marine Corps brevet medal is among the rarest of United States decorations and is given precedence just after the Medal of Honor.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Kelton (1800 - 1862)
  Margaretta Ross Cunningham Kelton (1801 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Laura Dillingham Kelton (____ - 1936)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Cunningham Kelton (1828 - 1893)*
  Annie Elizabeth Kelton (1831 - 1908)*
  Francis Kelton (1843 - 1896)*
  Alan Cunningham Kelton (1846 - 1928)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: COL USMC
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3, Site 1449-A
 
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Feb 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48768979
Col Alan Cunningham Kelton
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Col Alan Cunningham Kelton
Added by: Anne Cady
 
Col Alan Cunningham Kelton
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- kw
 Added: Sep. 23, 2016

- bob tarte
 Added: May. 19, 2016
Your distinguished service to our country is not forgotten by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Mar. 21, 2015
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