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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1854 Germany. d. 10/12/1928 Alameda County, California.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 26/08/1881 Newport, Rhode Island.

 

US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy as a Ship's Cook.

 

MOH CITATIONS:

 

For jumping overboard from the U.S. training ship Minnesota, Newport R.I., 26 August 1881, and sustaining until picked up by a boat from the ship, C. Lorenze, captain of the forecastle, who had fallen overboard.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY, OAKLAND, CALIFORNIIA.

Plot 45, Grave 3089

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Adam Weissel

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