Henry F. Schroeder

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Henry F. Shroeder
Born (1874-12-07)December 7, 1874
Chicago, Illinois
Died January 26, 1959(1959-01-26) (aged 84)
Place of burial Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
Point Loma, California
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1896 - 1930
Rank Major
Unit 16th Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars Philippine-American War
Awards Medal of Honor
Purple Heart

Henry Frank Schroeder (December 7, 1874–January 26, 1959) was a soldier in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor during the Philippine-American War at Carig in the Philippines.

Schroeder joined the Army from Chicago in July 1896, and permanently retired with the rank of Major in August 1930. [1]

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company L, 16th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Carig, Philippine Islands, September 14, 1900. Entered service at: Chicago, Ill. Birth: Chicago, Ill. Date of issue: March 10, 1902.

Citation:

With 22 men defeated 400 insurgents, killing 36 and wounding 90.

After the war[edit]

Schroeder died in 1959 and is buried at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in Point Loma, California.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Official Army Register, 1931