| 1888 - 1901|
| Joseph Scott|
Medal of Honor
| June 4, 1864
Boston, Massachusetts (1864-06-04) |
Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
February 28, 1941, Massachusetts, United States
United States Marine Corps
United States of America
Joseph Francis Scott Wikipedia
Joseph Francis Scott (June 4, 1864 – February 28, 1941) was a private serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Spanish–American War who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.
Scott was born on June 4, 1864 in Boston, Massachusetts. He joined the Marine Corps from Boston in August 1888, and was honorably discharged in May 1901.
Scott died on February 28, 1941 and is buried at Cambridge Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 4 June 1864, Boston, Mass. Accredited to: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 521, 7 July 1899.
On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Scott displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.