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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 19/02/1889 Louisville, Ohio. d. 05/03/1958 ?

 

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

 

Vera Cruz Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Louisville, Ohio, he served as a Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class in the United States Navy. On April 21, 1914, while on board the USS. Florida, Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Harner was a member of the landing party taking part in control of the city during the Siege of at Vera Cruz, Mexico. For extraordinary gallantry in the line of his profession, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on June 15, 1914. He also served with honor in World War I and World War II.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

On board the U.S.S. Florida, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 17 Lot 21199-B-2

Joseph Gabriel Harner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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