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William F. Lukes
Birth: Feb. 19, 1847
Liberecky (Liberec), Czech Republic
Death: Dec. 13, 1923
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

1871 Korean Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as a Landsman in the United States Navy. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in Korea on June 9 and 10, 1871. His citation reads “Served with Company D during the capture of the Korean forts. Fighting the enemy inside the fort, Lukes received a severe cut over the head”. He was one of 15 United States Sailors and Marine to be awarded the Medal of Honor for this little-known action. His Medal was awarded to him on October 10, 1872. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Los Angeles National Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section 7, Row F, Grave 19
 
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Record added: Jun 24, 2000
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William F. Lukes
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William F. Lukes
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William F. Lukes
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24 years at time of MOH action.
- Lazer
 Added: Feb. 19, 2017

- Lazer
 Added: Dec. 13, 2016
Researching the action in the Koran Campaign 1871 and your actions. Rest in Peace and thank you for your service.
- Alex Boras
 Added: Mar. 12, 2016
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