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Frank Monroe Upton
Birth: Apr. 29, 1896
Loveland
Larimer County
Colorado, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1962

World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Upton served as a Quartermaster, United States Navy. He was awarded his medal for service during World War I. His citation reads-For extraordinary heroism following internal explosion of the Florence H, on 17 April 1918. The sea in the vicinity of wreckage was covered by a mass of boxes of smokeless powder, which were repeatedly exploding. Frank M. Upton, of the U.S.S. Stewart, plunged overboard to rescue a survivor who was surrounded by powder boxes and too exhausted to help himself. Fully realizing the danger from continual explosion of similar powder boxes in the vicinity, he risked his life to save the life of this man.  (bio by: K) 
 
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  Greta Bohmansson Upton (1899 - 1987)
  Dorothy Binney Palmer (1888 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 8, Lot 55-A-8
 
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Record added: Sep 11, 2003
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For service above and beyond the call of duty. Thank you Ens Upton for your extraordinary service to your country.
- G47
 Added: Mar. 14, 2015

- Lazer
 Added: Oct. 21, 2014
Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jul. 7, 2014
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