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Frank Fulton Ross
Born (1867-12-02)December 2, 1867
Died January 29, 1936(1936-01-29) (aged 68)
Place of birth Avon, Illinois
Place of death Ontario, California
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Captain
Unit Young's Scouts, 1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry
Battles/wars Philippine-American War
Awards Medal of Honor

Frank Fulton Ross (December 2, 1867 – January 29, 1936) was a United States Army soldier received the Medal of Honor for actions on May 16, 1899 during the Philippine-American War. He was part of Young's Scouts and won the Medal along with 16 fellow Scouts.

Private Ross is buried in Bellevue Cemetery, Ontario, California.[1]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and Organization: Private, Company H, 1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry. Place and Date: Near San Isidro, Philippine Islands May 16, 1899. Entered Service At: Langdon, N. Dak. Birth: Avon, Avon, Ill. Date of Issue: June 6, 1906.

Citation:

With 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position.[2]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. "Frank F. Ross". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10870240. Retrieved 2007-11-26. 
  2. "Frank Fulton Ross, Medal of Honor recipient". Philippine Insurrection. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/philippine.html. Retrieved 2007-11-26. 

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