Oswego in Oswego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Corporal Harry C. Adriance U.S.M.C.-Oswego, NY
Erected 1981 by Marine Corps League.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
Location. 43° 26.832′ N, 76° 29.784′ W. Marker is in Oswego, New York, in Oswego County. Memorial is at the intersection of Burkle Street and Syracuse Avenue on Burkle Street. This monument is located in the Cpl. H.C. Adriance Marine Corps League Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oswego NY 13126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Richardson - Bates House Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bicentennial Peace Garden (approx. ¾ mile away); River Industries (approx. ¾ mile away); Age of Iron Horses (approx. ¾ mile away); People of the River (approx. ¾ mile away); Seaway Trail (approx. 0.8 miles away); Early ShippingThe Fur Trade (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oswego.
Regarding Corporal Harry C. Adriance U.S.M.C.-Oswego, NY. H.C. Adriance was born on October 27, 1864 in Oswego, NY. He died on January 25, 1934 in Coney Island, NY and was cremated at Fresh Pond Crematorium, Queens, NY with his ashes given to his wife. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: ADRIANCE, HARRY CHAPMAN
• Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps
• Accredited to: Massachusetts
• G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901
Citation: In the presence of the enemy during the battle near Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900, Adriance distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.
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