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CMOHS.org - Seaman BOERS, EDWARD WILLIAM, U.S. Navy

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BOERS, EDWARD WILLIAM

Rank: Seaman
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 10 March 1884, Cincinnati, Ohio
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 13
Date of Issue: 01/05/1906
Accredited To: Kentucky
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Citation

On board the U.S.S. Bennington, 21 July 1905. Following the explosion of a boiler of that vessel, Boers displayed extraordinary heroism in the resulting action.