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Albert Moore
Born (1862-12-26)December 26, 1862
Died September 14, 1916(1916-09-14) (aged 53)
Place of birth Merced, California
Place of burial San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, California
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
Years of service 1898 - 1903
Rank First Sergeant
Battles/wars Boxer Rebellion
Awards Medal of Honor

Albert Moore (December 26, 1862 – September 14, 1916) was an American private serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Boxer Rebellion who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.

BiographyEdit

Moore was born December 26, 1862 in Merced, California and enlisted into the Marine Corps from Mare island, California January 18, 1898.[1] After entering the marines he was sent to fight in the Chinese Boxer Rebellion.[2]

He received the Medal for his actions in Peking, China from July 21 – August 17, 1900 and it was presented to him July 19, 1901.[2] He was discharged from the Marine Corps in San Francisco, California January 17, 1903 and died September 14, 1916.[1] He is buried in San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, California and his grave can be found in the west plot, grave 1032A.[3]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 25 December 1862, Merced, Calif. Accredited to: California. G.O. No.:55, 19 July 1901.

Citation:

In the presence of the enemy during the battle of Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900. Although under a heavy fire from the enemy, Moore assisted in the erection of barricades.[2]

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