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PRIVATE
JAMES BURNES, USMC
(DECEASED)

Medal of Honor Citation

Original General Order

 

Born: 14 January 1870 in Worcester, Massachusetts

Enlisted: 9 June 1898 in Mare Island, California

Medal of Honor awarded: 22 March 1902

Rank at time of award: Private

Separation from Service: Discharged on 8 June 1903 in Bremerton, Washington, but reenlisted on 16 June 1903. Received a bad conduct discharge on 30 March 1905.

Date of Death: Unknown

Burial: Unknown