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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 19/04/1896 New York.  d. 09/03/1937 ?

 

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

 

Mexican Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in New York City, he served as a Ordinary Seaman, US Navy. While on board the U.S.S. Florida, Seaman Nordsiek showed extraordinary heroism during the siege at Vera Cruz, Mexico, April 21 to 22, 1914. For gallantry in the line of duty, he was awarded the Medal of Honor in June 1914 and later achieved the rank of Lieutenant.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

On board the U.S.S. Florida, Nordsiek showed extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 and 22 April 1914.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 7, Lot 10230-SS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Charles Luers Nordsiek

NORDSIEK GRAVE