b. 17/12/1872 Toledo, Ohio. d. 11/04/1928 San Diego, California.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 20-22/06/1900 China.
Boxer Rebellion Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Machinist First Class, in the U.S. Navy. During the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China on June 13, 20, 21 and 22, 1900, he distinguished himself countless times in the presence of the enemy. For meritorious conduct, he was awarded the Medal of Honor in July, 1901.
Served with the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China on 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900. In the presence of the enemy during this period, Hanford distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.
BURIAL LOCATION: GREENWOOD MEMORIAL PARK, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA.
ACACIA GRAVE 1523.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.