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 Allen Walker

Allen Walker

Birth
Patriot, Switzerland County, Indiana, USA
Death 9 Nov 1953 (aged 87)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial Laredo, Webb County, Texas, USA
Plot Block 24
Memorial ID 18150 · View Source
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Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Walker enlisted in the Army in 1884 and was discharged in 1889. He immediately reenlisted and served in Co. C Third U.S. Cavalry. On December 30, 1891 while alone on patrol he fired on three armed Mexicans killing one of their horses. While the men escaped they left papers including a proclamation of revolution. For this he was awarded the Medal of Honor. He later was promoted to 1st lieutenant in the Philippine Scouts during the Philippine Insurrection. Here was was awarded the silver star and was again promoted this time to captain. After retiring from the military in 1911 he continued service to his country by becoming a deputy U.S. marshal in 1914 and eventually becoming marshal of the southern district of Texas.

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  • Added: 27 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18150
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Allen Walker (19 Jan 1866–9 Nov 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18150, citing Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Laredo, Webb County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .