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Alfred Polond

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in United States Army during the War with Spain as a Private in Company F, 10th United States Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Santiago, Cuba, on July 1, 1898. His citation reads "Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy". His Medal was awarded to him on June 22, 1899.

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In Memory of
ALFRED POLOND
Feb 29 1972-Mar 26, 1956
Congressional Medal of Honor Holder
Act of Congress 1899
FOR OUTSTANDING BRAVERY
Company F 10th Infantry
Santiago, Cuba
SPANISH AMERICAN WAR


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 1 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7940307
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alfred Polond (29 Feb 1872–26 Mar 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7940307, citing Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .