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Henry F Schroeder

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Years of service  1896 - 1930

Died  January 26, 1959
Name  Henry Schroeder
Rank  Major
Henry F. Schroeder DVIDS Images US Army Reserve Center Maj Henry F Schroeder
Born  December 7, 1874 Chicago, Illinois (1874-12-07)
Allegiance  United States of America
Battles/wars  Philippine-American War
Place of burial  Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, California, United States
Awards  Medal of Honor, Purple Heart

Service/branch  United States Army
Battles and wars  Philippine–American War

Henry Frank Schroeder (December 7, 1874–January 26, 1959) was a soldier in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor during the Philippine-American War at Carig in the Philippines.


Henry F. Schroeder DVIDS Images US Army Reserve Center Maj Henry F Schroeder

Schroeder joined the Army from Chicago in July 1896, and permanently retired with the rank of Major in August 1930.

Medal of Honor citation

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company L, 16th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Carig, Philippine Islands, September 14, 1900. Entered service at: Chicago, Ill. Birth: Chicago, Ill. Date of issue: March 10, 1902.


With 22 men defeated 400 insurgents, killing 36 and wounding 90.

After the war

Schroeder died in 1959 and is buried at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in Point Loma, California.


Henry F. Schroeder Wikipedia

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