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APPLETON, EDWIN

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In action against the enemy at Tientsin, China, 20 June 1900. Crossing the river in a small boat while under heavy enemy fire, Appleton assisted in destroying buildings occupied by the enemy.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Marine Corps Corporal (highest rank: Captain U.S.A.)

Conflict

Year of honor

born

China Relief Expedition 1900 Brooklyn, Kings County, New York

Citation

In action against the enemy at Tientsin, China, 20 June 1900. Crossing the river in a small boat while under heavy enemy fire, Appleton assisted in destroying buildings occupied by the enemy.