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Robert Semple
Birth: Aug. 18, 1887
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 13, 1943
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

Mexican Vera Cruz Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a 28 year old Navy chief gunner when he earned his Medal. His citation reads "For meritorious service under fire on the occasion of the landing of American navel forces at Vera Cruz (Mexico) on 21 April 1914. C.G. Semple was then attached to the U.S.S. Florida as a chief turret captain." Retired as a Navy Lieutenant Commander, his other Navy awards include the Navy Cross. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Mabel K Semple (1898 - 1977)*
 
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Burial:
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Section OS-A, Grave 192
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Apr 29, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7397613
Robert Semple
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Robert Semple
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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