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McNAMARA, MICHAEL

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On board the U.S.S. Benicia during the capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Advancing to the parapet, McNamara wrenched the matchlock from the hands of an enemy and killed him.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Marine Corps Private U.S.S. Benicia

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Korean Campaign 1871 Clure, Ireland

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Benicia during the capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Advancing to the parapet, McNamara wrenched the matchlock from the hands of an enemy and killed him.