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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 26/02/1877 New York. d. 27/06/1969 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 27/04/1902 Yokohama, Japan.

 

US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Coxswain in the United States Navy.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For heroism in rescuing Walenty Wisnieroski, Machinist Second Class, from drowning at Yokohama, Japan, 27 April 1902, while serving on board the USS Yorktown.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: EVERGREENS CEMETERY, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.

Nain Section, Lot 773

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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