SC-1, United States Navy
of Honor, Boxer Rebellion. AKA: Francis Ryan, Francis
Thomas Ryan (MoH citation lists this name), Francis J. Lane. True name
Frank Gallagher. April 6, 1862-June 14, 1927. Died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Buried in Section 17, Grave 21008, Arlington National Cemetery.
RYAN, FRANCIS T.
Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 6 April 1868, Massachusetts. Accredited to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901.
In action with the relief expedition of the
Allied forces in China during the battles of 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900.
Throughout this period and in the presence of the enemy, Ryan distinguished
himself by meritorious conduct.
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins
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