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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 31/07/1880 LaGrange, Indiana.  d. 23/09/1932 Indiana.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 21/07/1905 San Diego, California.

 

A United States Navy Ship's Cook First Class received the Medal of Honor for actions on board the USS Bennington (PG-4) off San Diego, California during a boiler explosion which killed 62 enlisted men and one officer.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

On board the U.S.S. Bennington, for extraordinary heroism displayed at the time of the explosion of a boiler of that vessel at San Diego, Calif., 21 July 1905.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CENTER POINT CEMETERY, CENTER POINT, INDIANA.

Row 5 East, Graves 7 & 8

Frank Ebenezer Hill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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