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

Berrie H. Jarrett

Details
  • 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
Citation
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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