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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 02/12/1888 Edgewood, West Virginia. d. 02/05/1979 Wheeting, West Virginia.

 

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

 

Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz) Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was in the United States Navy. He served as a Boatswain's Mate Second Class.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

On board the USS Utah, Nickerson showed extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: GREENWOOD CEMETERY, WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA.

Section G, Lot 173

 

 

Henry Nehemiah Nickerson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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