|Allen James Greer|
|Born||August 11, 1878|
|Died||March 16, 1964(aged 85)|
|Place of birth||Memphis, Tennessee|
|Place of burial||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||4th U. S. Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Allen James Greer was a Second Lieutenant, in the United States Army, 4th U. S. Infantry when he received the Medal of Honor for actions near Majada, Laguna Province, Philippine Islands, July 2, 1901. The date of issue was March 10, 1902.
Allen Greer was born August 11, 1878 in Memphis, Tennessee and entered the United States Army in Memphis, Tennessee.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, 4th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: Near Majada, Laguna Province, Philippine Islands, July 2, 1901. Entered service at: Memphis, Tenn. Birth: Memphis, Tenn. Date of issue: March 10, 1902.
Charged alone an insurgent outpost with his pistol, killing 1, wounding 2, and capturing 3 insurgents with their rifles and equipment.
- ↑ "Allen J. Greer". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6221969. Retrieved 2007-11-23.
- ↑ "Medal of Honor recipients Philippine Insurrection". Medal of Honor citations. United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. Archived from the original on 12 June 2010. http://web.archive.org/web/20100612003625/http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/philippine.html. Retrieved July 1, 2010.
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