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Andrew Peter Forbeck - Erie, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LowellHouseGuy
N 42° 06.765 W 080° 05.336
17T E 575319 N 4662696
Quick Description: Andrew Peter Forbeck, buried with some family memeber. There is no Medal of Honor insignia on his tombstone. Section 24, lot 184 in Erie Cemetery at 15th and Cherry, in Erie PA
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/30/2005 8:51:52 AM
Waymark Code: WM4BH
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Team Troglodyte
Views: 79

Long Description:

Born: August 29, 1881 at New York, NY Entered Service in the US Navy (Seabees)from New York, NY Earned The Medal of Honor During the Philippine Insurrection For heroism July 16, 1900 at Katbalogan, Samar, Philippine Islands Died: April 25, 1924 at the age of 42 In action at Katbalogan, Samar, Philippine Islands, on July 16, 1900, Seaman Andrew Forbeck of the U.S.S. Pampanga and Gunner's Mate Andrew Stoltenberg of the U.S.S. Panay both earned the Medal of Honor for "distinguished conduct in the presence of the enemy during the battle of Katbalogan."

Armed Service: Navy

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