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TOWNSEND, JULIUS CURTIS

Rank: Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 22 February 1881, Athens, Mo.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Athens, Mo.
G.O. Number: 177
Date of Issue: 12/04/1915
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Citation

For distinguished conduct in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Lt. Townsend was eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion. He exhibited courage and skill in leading his men through the action of the 22d and in the final occupation of the city.