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CECIL, JOSEPH

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While at the head of the column about to assault the first cotta under a superior fire at short-range, personally carried to a sheltered position a wounded man and the body of one who was killed beside him.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Colonel) 19th U.S. Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Philippine Insurrections 1906 New River, Tennessee

Citation

While at the head of the column about to assault the first cotta under a superior fire at short-range, personally carried to a sheltered position a wounded man and the body of one who was killed beside him.