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b. 1858 Holland. d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 07/05/1882 Hampton Roads, Virginia.

 

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy in New York. He served as a Seaman.

 

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For jumping overboard from the US Tug Fortune, 7 May 1882, at Hampton Roads, VA, and rescuing from drowning James Walters, gunner's mate

 

BURIAL LOCATION: Buried in Holland‘s Begraafplaats aan de Broersvest (Cemetery on the Broersvest) Section 18, Grave 45 but the cemetery no longer exists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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