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Robert Galbraith
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Born (1878-02-18)February 18, 1878
Died May 13, 1949(1949-05-13) (aged 71)
Place of birth Brooklyn, New York New York
Place of burial Long Island National Cemetery
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Navy
Rank Gunner's Mate Third Class
Battles/wars El Pardo Cebu
Awards Medal of Honor

Robert Galbraith (February 18, 1878 – May 13, 1949) was a United States Navy Gunner's Mate, 3rd class received the Medal of Honor for actions on 12–13 September 1899 during the Philippine-American War. Gunner's Mate Galbraith is buried in the Long Island National Cemetery.

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and Organization: Gunner's Mate Third Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 17 February 1880, Brooklyn, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 531, 21 November 1900.


For extraordinary heroism and gallantry while under fire of the enemy at El Pardo, Cebu, Philippine Islands, 12 and 13 September 1899.

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Gunner's Mate Galbraith's citation lists his date of birth as 18 February 1880 while his actual date of birth was '17 February 1878.


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