| James Merton|
Medal of Honor
| January 9, 1900|
| Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, Missouri|
United States of America
Ganghwado, United States expedition to Korea
United States Navy
James F. Merton Wikipedia
James F. Merton (1845 - 1900) was a United States Navy sailor who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Korean Expedition in 1871. Landsman Merton was severely wounded during the seizure of the forts.
Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Birth: England. G.O. No.: 180, October 10, 1872.
Landsman and member of Company D during the capture of the Korean forts, 9 and 10 June 1871, Merton was severely wounded in the arm while trying to force his way into the fort.