James Cooney (Medal of Honor)
July 27, 1860|
|Died||March 14, 1903
|Place of burial||Mare Island Cemetery Vallejo, California|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1889 - 1903|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 27 July 1860, Limerick, Ireland. Accredited to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901.
In the presence of the enemy during the battle near Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900, Cooney distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.
- Karl Schuon (June 1963). U. S. Marine Corps biographical dictionary: the corps' fighting men, what they did, where they served. Cooney, James (Franklin Watts, Inc.). p. 46. Retrieved February 6, 2010.
- "COONEY, JAMES". Medal of Honor recipients, China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion). United States Army Center of Military History. Retrieved February 6, 2010.
- "James Cooney". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved February 6, 2010.