Rank: Hospital Apprentice First Class
Organization: U.S. Navy
Entered Service At: Michigan
G.O. Number: 116
Date of Issue: 08/09/1914
Place / Date: Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914
On board the U.S.S. Florida, Zuiderveld showed extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914.