|Frank Ottis Fournia|
|Died||February 28, 1912|
|Place of birth||Rome, New York, United States|
|Place of death||Rome, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||
St. Agnes Cemetery,|
Menands, New York
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||21st Infantry Regiment|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Born in Rome, New York, in January 1873, Fournia was living in Plattsburgh, New York, when he enlisted in the Army. He served in the Spanish–American War with Company H, 21st Infantry Regiment, as a private where he received the Medal of Honor for his actions.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 21st U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Santiago, Cuba, 1 July 1898. Entered service at: Plattsburg, N.Y. Birth: Rome, N.Y. Date of issue: 22 June 1899. Citation:
Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and while under heavy fire of the enemy.
- ↑ "Frank O. Fournia". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=923. Retrieved August 30, 2011.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "War with Spain; Fournia, Frank O.". Medal of Honor recipients, War With Spain. United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/warspain.html. Retrieved July 29, 2010.
- ↑ "Frank Ottis Fournia". Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56024583. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
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