Edward Herrick Gibson

Edward Herrick Gibson

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 25 Apr 1942 (aged 74)
Alameda County, California, USA
Burial San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Section L Block 5 Grave 7791
Memorial ID 22979 · View Source
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Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he served as a Sergeant in Company M, 27th Infantry, US Army Volunteers. On December 19, 1899, at San Mateo, Philippine Islands, he swim across a river under heavy enemy fire for the purpose of obtaining and returning with a canoe. For courage in action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Herrick Gibson (4 Jul 1867–25 Apr 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 22979, citing Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .