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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 20/12/1839 Boston, Massachusetts.  d. 07/12/1884 Worcester, Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/09/1873 Greenland.

 

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy at Massachusetts and served as a Coxswain.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Serving on board the USS Tigress, Willis displayed gallant and meritorious conduct on the night of 22 September 1873 off the coast of Greenland.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: OAK GROVE CEMETERY, MEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS.

Lot 339, Grave 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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