b. 26/11/1853 Gross Katz, Germany. d. 11/06/1933 San Francisco, California.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/05/1898 Manila, Philippines.
Itrich was born November 26, 1853 in Gross Katz, Germany in Polish family and after entering the navy was sent as a chief carpenter's mate to fight in the Spanish–American War aboard the U.S.S. Petrel.
On board the U.S.S. Petrel, Manila, Philippine Islands, 1 May 1898. Serving in the presence of the enemy, Itrich displayed heroism during the action.
BURIAL LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.
Section OSA, Grave 83-5
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