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CMOHS.org - Private KUCHNEISTER, HERMANN WILLIAM, U.S. Marine Corps

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KUCHNEISTER, HERMANN WILLIAM

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Marine Corps
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Born: Hamburg, Germany
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: New York
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KUCHNEISTER, HERMANN WILLIAM Photo
 
Citation

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