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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1855 St Vincent.  d. 20/05/1903 ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/11/1879 Mare Island, California.

 

nterim Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Cooper serving aboard the USS Adams at Mare Island, California, on November 14, 1879, when he earned his Medal. He was awarded his Medal on October 18, 1884.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Serving on board the U.S.S. Adams at the Navy Yard, Mare Island, Calif., 14 November 1879, Johnson rescued Daniel W. Kloppen, a workman, from drowning.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 23 Lot 16648-32

William Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JOHNSON WILLIAM GRAVE