Harry Bell (Medal of Honor)
September 21, 1860|
|Died||November 10, 1938
Fort Leavenworth Kansas
|Place of burial||Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Unit||36th U.S. Volunteer Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Harry Bell (September 21, 1860 – November 10, 1938) was a United States Army Captain received the Medal of Honor for actions during October 17, 1899, during the Philippine–American War for leading a charge against a superior number of the enemy.
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and Organization: Captain, 36th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and Date: Near Porac, Luzon, Philippine Islands, October 17, 1899. Entered Service At: Minneapolis, Minn. Born: September 21, 1860, Milwaukee, Wis. Date of Issue: March 8, 1902.
Led a successful charge against a superior force, capturing and dispersing the enemy and relieving other members of his regiment from a perilous position.
- "Harry Bell". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved December 1, 2007.
- "Harry Bell, Medal of Honor recipient". Philippine Insurrection. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved December 1, 2007.
- "Photo of Grave site of MOH Recipient Harry Bell at www.homeofheroes.com Home of Heroes Gravesite". Retrieved September 29, 2010.
- "Home of Heroes Citation". Retrieved September 29, 2010.