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CMOHS.org - Carpenter's Mate Third Class MEYER, WILLIAM, U.S. Navy

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MEYER, WILLIAM

Rank: Carpenter's Mate Third Class
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 22 June 1863, Germany
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: Illinois
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Citation

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