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Louis C. Mosher

Date of birth: April 26, 1880
Date of death: September 29, 1958
Burial location: San Francisco, California
Place of Birth: Massachusetts, Westport
Home of record: Brockton Massachusetts


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Philippine Insurrection

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant Louis C. Mosher, United States Army, for most distinguished gallantry on 11 June 1913, while serving with the Philippine Scouts, in action at Gagsak Mountain, Jolo, Philippine Islands. Second Lieutenant Mosher voluntarily entered a cleared space within about 20 yards of the Moro trenches under a furious fire from them and carried a wounded soldier of his company to safety at the risk of his own life.

General Orders: Date of Issue: March 4, 1914

Action Date: 11-Jun-13

Service: Army

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Division: Philippine Scouts