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Samuel McAllister

  • Birth 23 Jan 1869 Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • Death 13 Dec 1903
  • Burial Body lost at sea, Specifically: Buried at sea from the USS Wisconsin
  • Memorial ID 8025421

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Born in Belfast, Ireland and served as a Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. In action against the enemy at Tientsin, China, June 20, 1900, crossing the river in a small boat while under heavy enemy fire, he assisted in destroying buildings occupied by the enemy. He received his award on March 22, 1902 from President Theodore Roosevelt and his Medal of Honor was accredited to the state California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 24 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8025421
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel McAllister (23 Jan 1869–13 Dec 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8025421, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Body lost at sea, who reports a Buried at sea from the USS Wisconsin.