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Joseph Anthony Glowin

Date of birth: March 14, 1892
Date of death: August 23, 1952
Burial location: Detroit, Michigan
Place of Birth: Michigan, Detroit
Home of record: Detroit Michigan


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Dominican Republic Occupation

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Joseph Anthony Glowin, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while serving with the Marine Expeditionary Force (Dominican Republic) in action during an engagement at Guayacanas on 3 July 1916. Corporal Glowin participated in action against a considerable force of rebels on the line of march.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 244 (November 2, 1916)

Action Date: 3-Jul-16

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Corporal

Division: Marine Expeditionary Force (Dominican Republic)