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Navy Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation: Michael Aheam

Medal of Honor Citation: Michael Aheam Rank: Paymaster’s Steward Organization: U.S. Navy Departed: Yes Entered Service At: France G.O. Number: 45 Place / Date: Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864 Citation: Served on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864. Carrying out his duties courageously, PmS. Aheam exhibited […]

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Medal of Honor Citation: Elmer Charles Bigelow

Medal of Honor Citation: Elmer Charles Bigelow Rank and organization: Watertender First Class, U.S. Naval Reserve. Born: 12 July 1920, Hebron, 111. Accredited to: Illinois. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving on board the U.S.S. Fletcher during action against enemy […]

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Medal of Honor Citation: Mervyn Sharp Bennion

Medal of Honor Citation: Mervyn Sharp Bennion Rank and organization: Captain, U.S. Navy. Born: 5 May 1887, Vernon, Utah. Appointed from: Utah. Citation: For conspicuous devotion to duty, extraordinary courage, and complete disregard of his own life, above and beyond the call of duty, during the attack on the Fleet in Pearl Harbor, by Japanese […]

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Medal of Honor Citation: Richard Nott Antrim

Medal of Honor Citation: Richard Nott Antrim Rank and organization: Commander, U.S. Navy. Place and date: Makassar, Celebes, Netherlands East Indies, April 1942. Entered service at: Indiana. Born: 17 December 1907, Peru, Ind. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while interned as […]

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