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COLEMAN, JOHN

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On board the U.S.S. Colorado in action at Korea, 11 June 1871. Fighting hand-to-hand with the enemy, Coleman succeeded in saving the life of Alexander McKenzie.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Marine Corps Private U.S.S. Colorado

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Korean Campaign 1871 County Cork, Ireland

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Colorado in action at Korea, 11 June 1871. Fighting hand-to-hand with the enemy, Coleman succeeded in saving the life of Alexander McKenzie.