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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 16/11/1869 Russia. d. 11/06/1951 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/09/1904 Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.

 

Interim Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was serving as a Boatswain's Mate First Class aboard the USS Missouri when he earned his Medal.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For heroism in attempting to rescue from drowning Cecil C. Young, ordinary seaman, 15 September 1904, while serving on board the U.S.S. Missouri.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 8 Lot 5300-A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Alexander Peters

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