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Interim 1899 - 1910 - U.S. Navy

Demetri Corahorgi

Details
  • Rank: Fireman First Class
  • Conflict/Era: Interim 1899 - 1910
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Iowa
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: January 25, 1905
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: U.S.S. Iowa at Sea, Caribbean Sea
Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Iowa for extraordinary heroism at the time of the blowing-out of the manhole plate of boiler D on board that vessel, 25 January 1905.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: January 3, 1880, Greece
  • Died: October 15, 1973, Kirkland, OR, United States
  • Buried: Mount Pleasant Cemetery (8-E3-17), Seattle, WA, United States
  • Location of Medal: Congressional Medal of Honor Society, Mt. Pleasant, SC
 

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