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Interim 1899 - 1910 - U.S. Navy

Alphonse Girandy

Details
  • Rank: Seaman
  • Conflict/Era: Interim 1899 - 1910
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Petrel
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: March 31, 1901
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Cavite, Manila Bay, on board the U.S.S. Petrel, Luzon, Philippine Islands
Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Petrel, for heroism and gallantry, fearlessly exposing his own life to danger for the saving of others, on the occasion of the fire on board that vessel, 31 March 1901.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: January 21, 1868, Guadaloupe
  • Died: April 3, 1941
  • Buried: Philadelphia National Cemetery (MH) (N-66), Philadelphia, PA, United States
 

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