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Thomas Joseph Kersey
Birth: 1847
St. John's
Avalon Peninsula Census Division
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Death: Apr. 16, 1888
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy at Massachusetts and served as an Ordinary Seaman. His citation reads "Serving on board the USS Plymouth at the Navy Yard, New York, 26 July 1876, Kersey displayed bravery and presence of mind in rescuing from drowning one of the crew of that vessel." He died at the US Naval Hospital, Chelsea, MA and was orginally buried at the Naval Hospital Cemetery. He was reinterred to Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, MA between 1905 and 1983. Woodlawn has no burial record for him, but the Congressional Medal of Honor Society has a letter attesting to his reburial there. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Woodlawn Cemetery
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 03, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8151079
Thomas Joseph Kersey
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