Allen James Greer
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
at Memphis, Tennessee, August 11, 1878, he earned the
during the Philippines Insurrection while serving as Second Lieutenant,
4th United States Infantry near Majada, Philippines, on July 2, 1901. The
Medal was presented to him on March 10, 1902.
He died on March 16, 1964 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, 4th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: Near Majada, Laguna Province, Philippine Islands, 2 July 1901. Entered service at: Memphis, Tennessee. Birth: Memphis, Tennessee. Date of issue: 10 March 1902.
Charged alone an insurgent outpost with his pistol, killing 1, wounding 2, and capturing 3 insurgents with their rifles and equipment.
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins
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Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2007