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Andrew Peter Forbeck
Born (1881-04-29)April 29, 1881
Died April 24, 1924(1924-04-24) (aged 42)
Place of birth New York City, New York
Place of death Erie, Pennsylvania
Place of burial Erie Cemetery Erie, Pennsylvania
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Navy
Rank Seaman
Unit USS Pampanga (PG-39)
Battles/wars Philippine-American War
Awards Medal of Honor

Andrew Peter Forbeck (April 29, 1881 (New York City, New York) – April 24, 1924) was a United States Navy seaman received the Medal of Honor for actions aboard USS Pampanga (PG-39) on July 16, 1900 during the Philippine American War. Seaman Forbeck is buried in Erie Cemetery, Erie, Pennsylvania.

He is buried in Erie Cemetery Erie, Pennsylvania. His grave can be found in section 24, lot 184.[1]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and Organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: August 29, 18,9, New York. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 55, July 19, 1901.

Citation:

For distinguished conduct in the presence of the enemy during the battle of Katbalogan, Samar, Philippine Islands, July 16, 1900.

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. "Andrew P. Forbeck". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7219749. Retrieved 2007-10-23. 

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