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St. Louis celebrates 250 year birthday
Everett Waller plays the part of The Osage indian while Charles Francis Parkman Biggs performs as Auguste Chouteau during re-enactment ceremonies at City Hall in St. Louis on February 15, 2014. St. Louis begins a year long celebration of its birth along the Mississippi River. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
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Charles Robert Francis (b: May 19, 1875 Doylestown, Pennsylvania–July 15, 1946) was a Marine Private who was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions on June 21, 1900, near Tientsin, China during the Boxer Rebellion. He later obtained the rank of Sergeant Major. Sergeant Major Francis is buried in Hollywood Cemetery, California Sec 5, Lot 737, Grave 5.

Francis, Charles Robert, Private, U.S. Marine Corps, G.O. Navy Department, No.55, July 19, 1901


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