|Burke G. Hanford|
|Born||December 17, 1872|
|Died||April 11, 1928(aged 55)|
|Place of birth||Toledo, Ohio|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Hanford was born December 17, 1872 in Toledo, Ohio, and after entering the navy he was sent as a Machinist First Class to China to fight in the Boxer Rebellion.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Machinist First Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 17 December 1872, Toledo, Ohio. Accredited to: Ohio. G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901.
Served with the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China on 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900. In the presence of the enemy during this period, Hanford distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "HANFORD, BURKE". Medal of Honor recipients, China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion). United States Army Center of Military History. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/chinare.html. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "Burke Hanford". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9696. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
- "Burke Hanford". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=296. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
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