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Frank J. Gaffney
Birth: Dec. 18, 1883
Death: May 25, 1948

World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Gaffney served as a Private First Class, United States Army, Company G, 108th Infantry, 27th Division. He was awarded his medal for service Near Ronssoy, France, on September 29, 1918. His citation reads-Pfc. Gaffney, an automatic rifleman, pushing forward alone, after all the other members of his squad had been killed, discovered several Germans placing a heavy machinegun in position. He killed the crew, captured the gun, bombed several dugouts, and, after killing 4 more of the enemy with his pistol, held the position until reinforcements came up, when 80 prisoners were captured.  (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
United German and French Cemetery
Cheektowaga
Erie County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 11, 2003
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Frank J. Gaffney
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In honor of your life and service. May you rest in peace. We remember you.
- gracedv
 Added: Aug. 22, 2016
What a hero you were. Thank you for your service and dedication to our country. You are being remembered today and will not be forgotten. Rest in sweet peace, dear Frank.
- susan emery
 Added: Jul. 22, 2016

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 Added: May. 25, 2016
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