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Lieut Weedon Edward Osborne

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Lieut Weedon Edward Osborne

  • Birth 13 Nov 1892 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 6 Jun 1918 Bouresches, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
  • Burial Belleau, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
  • Plot Lot A, Section 3, Grave 39
  • Memorial ID 7434824

World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Rank and organization: Lieutenant, Junior Grade, (Dental Corps), U.S. Navy. Born: 13 November 1892, Chicago, Illinois. Appointed from: Illinois. Citation: For extraordinary heroism while attached to the 6th Regiment, U.S. Marines, in actual conflict with the enemy and under fire during the advance on Bouresche, France, on 6 June 1918. In the hottest of the fighting when the marines made their famous advance on Bouresche at the southern edge of Belleau Wood, Lt (j.g.). Osborne threw himself zealously into the work of rescuing the wounded. Extremely courageous in the performance of this perilous task, he was killed while carrying a wounded officer to a place of safety.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith





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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 12 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7434824
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Weedon Edward Osborne (13 Nov 1892–6 Jun 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7434824, citing Aisne-Marne American Cemetery and Memorial, Belleau, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .