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William Meyer
Birth: Jun. 22, 1863, Germany
Death: Sep. 26, 1926
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Spanish-American War Medal of Honor Recipient. A native of Germany, he served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Carpenter's Mate on board the "USS Nashville". He was awarded the MOH 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, Meyer set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action." His Medal was awarded to him on July 7, 1899. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Forest Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 49, Lot 299
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Nov 22, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8114627
William Meyer
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William Meyer
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- bob tarte
 Added: Feb. 28, 2014
God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: Jun. 22, 2013
Thank you for your service Petty Officer Meyer. May you Rest in Peace
- US Navy (Retired)
 Added: May. 12, 2013
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