Medal of Honor. Rank and organization: Hospital Apprentice, U.S. Navy. Place and date: China, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900. Entered service: Aboard U.S.S. Vermont. Born: 2 May 1881, Brooklyn N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901.
For distinguished conduct in the presence of the enemy in volunteering and carrying messages under fire at Peking, China, 12 July 1900.
May 2, 1881-Jul 15, 1942. Buried in Section 7, Grave 8348, Arlington National Cemetery.
STANLEY, ROBERT HENRY
CHF PHAR US NAVY RET
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
- DATE OF BIRTH: 05/02/1881
- DATE OF DEATH: 07/15/1942
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 07/20/1942
- BURIED AT: SECTION 7 SITE 8348
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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