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SILVA, FRANCE

Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps.

Born: 8 May 1876, Haywards, Calif.

Medal of Honor - Navy RecipientAccredited to: California.

G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901

Citation:
In the presence of the enemy during the action at Peking; China, 28 June to 17 August 1900.1Throughout this period, Silva distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.

















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