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Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz) - U.S. Navy

Berrie H. Jarrett

  • Rank: Seaman (Highest Rank: Gunner)
  • Conflict/Era: Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz)
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Florida
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 21, 1914
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vera Cruz, Mexico
On board the U.S.S. Florida Jarrett displayed extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Maryland
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: June 10, 1894, Baltimore, Baltimore County, MD, United States
  • Died: August 14, 1927, Norfolk, VA, United States
  • Buried: Lorraine Park Cemetery (PM) (5-165-D) , Baltimore, MD, United States

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