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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1839 Boston, Massachusetts. d. 17/03/1892 Vallejo, California.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 19/06/1864 Cherbourg, France.

 

Bond was born in 1839 in Boston, Massachusetts and enlisted into United States Navy aboard the Union warship USS Kearsarge on 16 January 1862.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Served on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864. Carrying out his duties courageously, Bond exhibited marked coolness and good conduct and was highly recommended for his gallantry under fire by his divisional officer.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SUNRISE MEMORIAL CEMETERY, VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA.

Block 15, Lot 4, Grave 2

William S Bond

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BOND WILLIAM S