Henry Holden Sheen of Massachusetts
Appointed from Virginia, Captain, 4th Virginia Infantry, 25 April 1898
Honorably mustered out of the volunteer service, 27 April 1899
First Lieutenant, 46th Volunteer Infantry, 17 August 1899
Captain, 10 April 1900
Honorably mustered out of volunteer service, 31 May 1901
First Lieutenant, Artillery Corps, 1 August 1901
SHEEN, HENRY H.
Captain, U.S. Army
eneral Orders No. 118, W.D., 1919
Home Town: Norfolk, Virginia
Date of Action: August 19, 1900
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Henry H. Sheen, Captain, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with operations against an armed enemy near Dasmarinas, Philippine Islands, August 19, 1900.
Captain Sheen, at the imminent risk of his own life succeeded in saving the life of a brother officer from drowning while the detachment under his command was attempting to cross the Imus River and effect a surprise upon a rendezvous of a ladrone band in the vicinity.
SHEEN, HENRY H
COL QUARTERMASTER CORP USA RET
- DATE OF DEATH: 08/10/1945
- BURIED AT: SECTION SOUTH SITE 1420-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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