|Born||January 23, 1869|
|Died||December 13, 1903(aged 34)|
|Place of birth||Belfast, Ireland|
|Place of death||at sea aboard the USS Wisconsin|
|Place of burial||buried at sea|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Unit||USS Wisconsin (BB-9)|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
McAllister was born January 23, 1869, in Belfast, Ireland, and after entering the Navy was sent as an Ordinary Seaman to China to fight in the Boxer Rebellion.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 23 January 1869, Belfast, Ireland. Accredited to: California. G.O. No.: 84, 22 March 1902.
In action against the enemy at Tientsin, China, 20 June 1900. Crossing the river in a small boat while under heavy enemy fire, McAllister assisted in destroying buildings occupied by the enemy.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "MCALLISTER, SAMUEL". 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 2010-01-15.
- ↑ "Samuel McAllister". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8025421. Retrieved 2010-01-15.
- "Samuel McAllister". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=2835. Retrieved August 28, 2011.
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