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 William F. Lukes

William F. Lukes

Birth
Liberecky (Liberec), Czech Republic
Death 13 Dec 1923 (aged 76)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Section 7, Row F, Grave 19
Memorial ID 10119 · View Source
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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


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  • Added: 24 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10119
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William F. Lukes (19 Feb 1847–13 Dec 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10119, citing Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .