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.
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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