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CMOHS.org - Chief Boatswain's Mate BENNETT, JAMES H., U.S. Navy

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BENNETT, JAMES H.

Rank: Chief Boatswain's Mate
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 11 August 1877, New York, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: New York
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Citation

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