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Louis Fred Pfeifer
Birth: Jun. 19, 1876
Egg Harbor City
Atlantic County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1949
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was also known as Louis Fred Theis. His first enlistment in the USMC was under the alias Louis F. Theis at the NYC Navy Yard in January 1898. His second enlistment in the USMC was in Detroit MI. He was dishonorably discharged in Port au Prince, Haiti on September 2, 1917, and busted from GSgt. to Private. His citation reads: "Serving on board the USS Petrel; for heroism and gallantry, fearlesly exposing his own life to danger for the saving of the others on the occasion of the fire on board that vessel, 31 March 1901". (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Inscription:
Louis Fred Pfeifer
1876-1949
Medal of Honor
US Marine Corps
Cavite, P.I. 1901 USS Petrel
 
Burial:
Egg Harbor City Cemetery
Egg Harbor City
Atlantic County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: block#7 lot#35 space#1
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Mar 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66823646
Louis Fred Pfeifer
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Louis Fred Pfeifer
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Louis Fred Pfeifer
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