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First Name: Warren

Last Name: Shepherd

Birthplace: Cherry Tree, PA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Westover, PA
Middle Name: Julius

Date of Birth: 28 September 1871

Date of Death: 22 April 1942

Rank: Corporal

Years Served:
Warren Julius Shepherd

•  Spanish-American War (1898)


Warren Julius Shepherd

Corporal, U.S. Army

Medal of Honor Recipient

Spanish-American War

Corporal Warren Julius Shepherd (28 September 1871- 22 April 1942) was a U.S. Army soldier who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Spanish-American War.

Warren Julius Shepard was born on 28 September 1871 in Cherry Tree, PA, and entered the Army from Westover, PA. He was sent to fight in the Spanish-American War with Company D, 17th U.S. Infantry where he received the Medal of Honor.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Army, Company D, 17th U.S. Infantry

Place and date: Caney, Cuba, 1 July 1898

Citation: Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines under heavy fire from the enemy.

Death and Burial

Corporal Warren Julius Shepherd died on 22 April 1942. He is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery in Inglewood, California, in Resthaven Plot, Lot 21, Center Grave C.

Honoree ID: 1945   Created by: MHOH




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