|Jay P. Williams|
|Born||September 23, 1872|
|Died||July 4, 1938(aged 65)|
|Place of birth||Orland, Indiana|
|Place of burial||Woodlawn Cemetery Norwalk, Ohio|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Williams was born September 23, 1872 in Orland, Indiana, and after entering the navy he was sent as an Coxswain to China to fight in the Boxer Rebellion.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 23 September 1872, Orland, Ind. Accredited to: Ohio. G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901.
In action with the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China, 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900. During this period and in the presence of the enemy, Williams distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "WILLIAMS, JAY". 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 February 2, 2010.
- ↑ "Jay Williams (Medal of Honor)". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8363519. Retrieved February 2, 2010.
- "Jay Williams (Medal of Honor)". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=1657. Retrieved February 2, 2010.
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