|Edward G. Allen|
|Born||December 4, 1859|
|Died||April 16, 1917(aged 57)|
|Place of birth||Amsterdam, the Netherlands|
|Place of burial||Evergreens Cemetery Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Rank||Chief Boatswain's Mate|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Allen was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and after entering the navy Allen was sent to China to fight in the Boxer Rebellion. He died on April 16, 1917, and is buried in the Evergreens Cemetery Brooklyn, New York. His grave can be found in the Nazareth Section, Lot 1251.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Boatswain's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 4 December 1859, Amsterdam, Holland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901.
Fighting with the relief expedition of the Allied forces on 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900, Allen distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Edward Allen (Medal of Honor)". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6126163. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
- ↑ "ALLEN, EDWARD". 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.
- "Edward Allen (Medal of Honor)". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=743. Retrieved 2010-01-03.
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