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b. 03/06/1879 Pennsylvania.  d. 17/06/1920 ?

 

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

 

Levery was born June 3, 1879 in Pennsylvania and after entering the navy was sent to fight in the Spanish–American War aboard the torpedo boat U.S.S. Marblehead as an apprentice first class.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Levery displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN

William Levery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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