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MERTON, JAMES

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Landsman and member of Company D during the capture of the Korean forts, 9 and 10 June 1871. Merton was severely wounded in the arm while trying to force his way into the fort.

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Service

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U.S. Navy Landsman (highest rank: Carpenter) Ship's Company D, U.S.S. Colorado

Conflict

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Korean Campaign 1871 Cheshire, England

Citation

Landsman and member of Company D during the capture of the Korean forts, 9 and 10 June 1871. Merton was severely wounded in the arm while trying to force his way into the fort.