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COL Seth Lathrop Weld

COL Seth Lathrop Weld

Birth
Sandy Hook, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death 20 Dec 1958 (aged 79)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Plot Section AH Site 189
Memorial ID 18159 · View Source
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At La Paz, Leyte, Philippine Islands (5 December 1906) Corporal Weld, "with his right arm cut open with a bolo, went to the assistance of a wounded constabulary officer and a fellow soldier who were surrounded by about 40 Pulajanes, and, using his disabled rifle as a club, beat back the assailants and rescued his party." Awarded the Medal of Honor.


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  • Added: 27 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18159
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for COL Seth Lathrop Weld (19 Feb 1879–20 Dec 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18159, citing Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .