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CMOHS.org - Seaman First Class BEHNKE, HEINRICH, U.S. Navy

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BEHNKE, HEINRICH

Rank: Seaman First Class
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 10 April 1882, Germany
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At:
G.O. Number: 182
Date of Issue: 03/20/1905
Accredited To: Washington, D.C.
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Citation

While serving aboard the U.S.S. Iowa, Behnke displayed extraordinary heroism at the time of the blowing out of the manhole plate of boiler D on board that vessel, 25 January 1905.