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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 22/07/1877 Reelsboro, South Carolina. d. 06/12/1948 Portsmouth, Virginia.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 11/05/1898 Cienfuegos, Cuba.

 

Barrow was born July, 1877 in Reelsboro, North Carolina, and after entering the navy he was sent as a seaman to fight in the Spanish–American War.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Barrow set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: EVERGREEN MEMORIAL PARK, PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA.

Section F, Lot 242

David Duffy Barrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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