|Born||February 18, 1878|
|Died||May 13, 1949(aged 71)|
|Place of birth||Brooklyn, New York New York|
|Place of burial||Long Island National Cemetery|
|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.
- 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.
- "Medal of Honor citation Home of Heroes". http://www.homeofheroes.com/moh/citations_1900_wars/pi_galbraith.html. Retrieved October 5, 2010.
- "Robert Galbraith (Medal of Honor)". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9215. Retrieved 2007-10-23.
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