U.S. ARMY

Joseph S. Cecil

Rank:

FIRST LIEUTENANT

Conflict/Era:

PHILIPPINE INSURRECTION

Unit/Command:

19TH U.S. INFANTRY

Military Service Branch:

U.S. ARMY

Medal of Honor Action Date:

MARCH 7, 1906

Medal of Honor Action Place:

BUD-DAJO, JOLO, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS

Citation:

While at the head of the column about to assault the first cotta under a superior fire at short-range, personally carried to a sheltered position a wounded man and the body of one who was killed beside him.

Additional Information:

Awarded Posthumously:

NO

Born:

JANUARY 11, 1878, NEW RIVER, SCOTT COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Died:

AUGUST 20, 1940, HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT

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