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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 24/07/1897 New York.  d. 29/05/1960 Montrose, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 21-22/04/1914 Veracruz, Mexico.

 

Mexican Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the 1914 Vera Cruz, Mexico Campaign in the United States Navy as a Seaman on board the battleship “USS Florida”. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on April 21 and 22, 1914.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: LONG ISLAND NATIONAL CEMETERY, EAST FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK.

Section DSS, Grave 47A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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James Aloysius Walsh

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