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Howard Major Buckley
Born (1862 -01-23)January 23, 1862
Died July 2, 1941(1941-07-02) (aged 79)
Place of birth Croton Falls, New York
Buried at Wheeler Cemetery, Wheeler, New York
Allegiance United States
Service/branch USMC logo United States Marine Corps
Years of service 1896 - 1913
Rank Gunnery Sergeant
Unit VIII Corps (temporary attachment)
Battles/wars Philippine–American War
Awards Medal of Honor

Howard Major Buckley (January 23, 1863 – July 2, 1941), was a United States Marine private received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Philippine–American War. He was one of three Marines attached to the VIII Corps for the Insurrection. Buckley was awarded the medal for actions on March 25, 27, and 29 and April 4, 1899.[1]

He is buried in Wheeler Cemetery, Wheeler, New York.

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: January 23, 1868, Croton Falls, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 55, July 19, 1901. Citation:

For distinguished conduct in the presence of the Enemy in battle while with the Eighth Army Corps on 25, 27, March 29, and April 4, 1899.[2]

See alsoEdit


  1. "Howard Major Buckley". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  2. "Medal of Honor — Howard Major Buckley (Medal of Honor citation)". Marines Awarded the Medal of Honor. History Division, United States Marine Corps. Archived from the original on 2007-01-02. Retrieved March 22, 2010. 
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