Edward Eugene Lyon (August 8, 1871 - November 18, 1931) was a United States Army private received the Medal of Honor for actions on May 13, 1899 during the Philippine-American War. Private Lyon was part of the Young's Scouts, 2nd Oregon Volunteer Regiment. He later became a police sergeant.
Private Lyon is buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Hollywood, California.
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Medal of Honor citation:
Rank and Organization: Private, Company B, 2d Oregon Volunteer Infantry. Place and Date: At San Miguel de Mayumo, Luzon, Philippine Islands, May 13, 1899. Entered Service At: Amboy, Wash. Birth: Hixton, Wis. Date of Issue: January 24, 1906.
With 11 other scouts, without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy, who were in line and in a position that could only be carried by a frontal attack.
Picture of Edward Lyons (left) and Marcus W. Robertson (right) in Manila, Philippines