|Born||December 26, 1862|
|Died||September 14, 1916(aged 53)|
|Place of birth||Merced, California|
|Place of burial||San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, California|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1898 - 1903|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Moore was born December 26, 1862 in Merced, California and enlisted into the Marine Corps from Mare island, California January 18, 1898. After entering the marines he was sent to fight in the Chinese Boxer Rebellion.
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. He was discharged from the Marine Corps in San Francisco, California January 17, 1903 and died September 14, 1916. He is buried in San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, California and his grave can be found in the west plot, grave 1032A.
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.
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.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Karl Schuon (June 1963). U. S. Marine Corps biographical dictionary: the corps' fighting men, what they did, where they served. Franklin Watts, Inc.. p. 150. http://books.google.com/books?id=WMY6AAAAIAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=U.+S.+Marine+Corps+biographical+dictionary:&cd=1#v=onepage&q=Moore%2C%20Albert&f=false. Retrieved February 7, 2010.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 "MOORE, ALBERT". Medal of Honor recipients, China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion). United States Army Center of Military History. Archived from the original on 26 January 2010. http://web.archive.org/web/20100126005045/http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/chinare.html. Retrieved February 7, 2010.
- ↑ "Albert Moore (Medal of Honor)". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7414341. Retrieved February 7, 2010.
- "Albert Moore (Medal of Honor)". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=58. Retrieved February 7, 2010.
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