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Samoa Campaign - U.S. Navy

Frederick Thomas Fisher

  • Rank: Gunner's Mate First Class
  • Conflict/Era: Samoa Campaign
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Philadelphia
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 1, 1899
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Samoa

Served on board the U.S.S. Philadelphia, Samoa, 1 April 1899. Serving in the presence of the enemy on this date, Fisher distinguished himself by his conduct.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: California
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: June 3, 1872, England
  • Died: April 15, 1906, Guantanamo Naval Station, Cuba
  • Buried: Rosedale Cemetery (reintered from the Naval Cemetery, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba), Los Angeles, CA, US

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