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David John Scannell

Scannell was born in Boston on March 30, 1875, and enlisted in the Marine Corps on February 1, 1898. He was awarded the medal for helping erect barricades while under heavy hostile fire.

Citation: In the presence of the enemy during the action at Peking, China, 21 July to 17 August 1900. Throughout this period, Scannell distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.