Howard Major Buckley
|Howard Major Buckley|
January 23, 1863|
Croton Falls, New York
|Died||July 2, 1941(aged 79)|
|Buried at||Wheeler Cemetery, Wheeler, New York|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1896 - 1913|
|Unit||Eighth Army Corps (temporary attachment)|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Howard Major Buckley (January 23, 1863–July 2, 1941), was a United States Marine private received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War. He was one of three Marines (along with Thomas Francis Prendergast and Joseph Leonard) attached to the Eighth Army Corps for the war. Buckley was awarded the medal for actions on March 25, 27, and 29 and April 4, 1899.
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: January 23, 1868, Croton Falls, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 55, July 19, 1901.
For distinguished conduct in the presence of the Enemy in battle while with the Eighth Army Corps on 25, 27, March 29, and April 4, 1899.
- "Howard Major Buckley". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved 2008-10-24.
- USMC History Division
- "Medal of Honor — Howard Major Buckley (Medal of Honor citation)". Marines Awarded the Medal of Honor. History Division, United States Marine Corps. Archived from the original on 2007-01-02. Retrieved March 22, 2010.
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- "Photograph of gravesite". Retrieved September 29, 2010.
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