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Cpl Charles Gene Abrell

FIRST LIEUTENANT
WILLIAM ZION, USA*
(DECEASED) 

Medal of Honor Citation

Original General Order


 

Born: 23 October 1872 in Knightstown, Indiana  

Enlisted: 21 July 1899 in Mare Island, California

Medal of Honor awarded: 19 July 1901

Rank at time of award: Private 

Separation from Service: Honorably discharged from Marine Corps on 29 July 1904.*

Date of Death: Died in service on 25 March 1919

Burial: Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tennessee

 
*Enlisted in the U.S. Army on 5 August 1905. Accepted a commission as a 2d Lieutenant in July 1917 and served in the Army until his death in 1919.

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​​Boxer Rebellion 1900 Medal of Honor