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 Oscar Brookins

Oscar Brookins

Birth
Byron, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 18 Aug 1938 (aged 69)
Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Burial Galloway, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 10, Lot 219, Grave 1
Memorial ID 7867258 · View Source
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Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in United States Army during the War with Spain as a Private in Company C, 17th United States Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at El Caney, Cuba, on July 1, 1898. His citation reads " "Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and while under heavy fire of the enemy." His Medal was awarded to him on June 22, 1899.


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  • Added: 14 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7867258
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oscar Brookins (19 Jul 1869–18 Aug 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7867258, citing Sunset Cemetery, Galloway, Franklin County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .