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William Charlie Horton

  • Birth 21 Jul 1876 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 14 Feb 1969 Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Plot Veterans Cemetery, Section CS, Lot W, Grave 98
  • Memorial ID 10775

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the American Chinese Relief Expedition during the Boxer Rebellion as a Private in the United States Marine Corps. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Peking, China. His citation reads "In action against the enemy at Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900. Although under heavy fire from the enemy, Horton assisted in the erection of barricades". His Medal was issued on July 19, 1901.

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  • Added: 11 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10775
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Charlie Horton (21 Jul 1876–14 Feb 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10775, citing Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .