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 John Baxter Kinne

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John Baxter Kinne

  • Birth 3 Dec 1877 Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 19 Jul 1954 Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Washington, USA
  • Plot Mausoleum E-1
  • Memorial ID 8067183

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Entered the service at Fargo North Dakota and served as a Private in Company B, 1st North Dakota Infantry. Near San Isidro, Philippine Islands, on May 16, 1889, he along with 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge under heavy fire and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position. His citation was issued on May 17, 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt and accredited to the State of North Dakota.

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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 7 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8067183
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Baxter Kinne (3 Dec 1877–19 Jul 1954), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8067183, citing Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .