b. 09/07/1873 County Mayo, Ireland. d. 22/07/1938 Pasay Rizal, Philippines.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 20/06 – 16/07/1900 Peking, China.
China Relief Expedition Medal of Honor Recipient. This was also known as the Boxer Rebellion. He entered the US Marine Corps in Boston, MA and attained the rank of Corporal. Hunt was awarded the CMOH as a Private for action in Peking, China. His citation reads: “In the presence of the enemy during the battle of Peking, China, 20 June to 16 July 1900. Hunt distinguished himself by meritorious conduct”. He did not receive his Medal until July 2, 1915. He died in the city of Pasay Rizal, Philippines.
In the presence of the enemy during the battle of Peking, China, 20 June to 16 July 1900, Hunt distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.
BURIAL LOCATION: PASAY CITY CEMETERY, PASAY RIZAL, PHILIPPINES.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.