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Joseph John Franklin
Birth: Jun. 18, 1870
Buffalo
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1940

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the War with Spain as a Private on board the "USS Nashville". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, on May 11, 1898. His citation reads "Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Franklin set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action." His Medal was awarded to him on July 7, 1899. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Cypress Hills Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Laurel Green Section, Block 1, Grave 312
 
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Record added: Dec 21, 2002
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