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David M. Buchanan
Birth: 1862
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: unknown

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy in Pennsylvania and served as an Apprentice. His citation reads "On board the USS Saratoga off Battery, New York Harbor, 15 July 1879. On the morning of this date, Robert Lee Robey, apprentice, fell overboard from the after part of the ship into the tide which was running strong ebb at the time and, not being an expert swimmer, was in danger of drowning. Instantly springing over the rail after him, Buchanan never hestated for an instant to remove even a portion of his clothing. Both men were picked up by the ship's boat following this act of heroism". (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Arlington Cemetery
Drexel Hill
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Mar 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50350206


- Lazer
 Added: Jan. 14, 2014

- Rubbings
 Added: Sep. 28, 2012
Thank you for your service to our country,because of you,and men like you,WE,The People of The United States of America today live in FREEDOM !! Rest in peace.
- ROBERT S.SAULINO,SR
 Added: Aug. 2, 2010
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