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HORTON, WILLIAM

horton william

In action against the enemy at Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900. Although under heavy fire from the enemy, Horton assisted in the erection of barricades.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Marine Corps Private (highest rank: Sergeant) U.S.S. Oregon

Conflict

Year of honor

born

China Relief Expedition 1900 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Citation

In action against the enemy at Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900. Although under heavy fire from the enemy, Horton assisted in the erection of barricades.