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Medal of Honor Recipients
Affiliated with New York

Interim 1915-16

These names were obtained from the Center For Military History at:
http://www.history.army.mil/moh.html

Burial information for these recipients is here.
This information kindly provided by Ray Johnston of the Medal of Honor Historical Society of the United States.

SMITH, WILHELM
Rank and organization: Gunner's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 10 April 1870, Germany. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 202, 6 April 1916. Citation: On board the U.S.S. New York, for entering a compartment filled with gases and rescuing a shipmate on 24 January.

 

*N.B. An asterisk in the citation indicates that the award was given posthumously.

 

 

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: September 18, 2015
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/research/MOH/MOH_Interim1915.htm

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