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David Harrington
Birth: Apr. 4, 1856
Death: Sep. 20, 1945

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Class Fireman in the United States Navy. His citation reads "Served on board the USS Tallapoosa at the time of the sinking of that vessel, on the night of 21 August 1884. Remaining at his post of duty in the fireroom until the fires were put out by the rising waters, Harrington opened the safety valves when the water was up to his waist." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 17-23162-D
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jun 12, 2004
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David Harrington
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Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
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