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Cpl Charles Gene Abrell

PRIVATE 
HERBERT IRVING PRESTON, USMC
(DECEASED)

Medal of Honor Citation

Original General Order

 

Born: 6 August 1876 or 1878 in Berkeley, New Jersey

Enlisted: 29 June 1899 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Medal of Honor awarded: 19 July 1901

Rank at time of award: Private

Separation from Service: Deserted on 7 November 1901

Date of Death: 8 December 1928                       

Burial: Drowned in a boating accident off the coast of Norwalk, Connecticut.  His body was never recovered.
 

Boxer Rebellion 1900 Medal of Honor