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Henry Williams
Birth: Feb. 6, 1834
Death: Oct. 17, 1917

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Canada, he served as a Carpenter's Mate in the US Navy. During a heavy gale at sea on February 13, 1879, the U.S.S. Constitution was faultering due to a damaged rudder. Carpenter's Mate Williams volunteered and my himself went over the stern of the ship and performed the important repair work on her rudder. For his bravery and service to his ship, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on October 18, 1884. He died at age 83 in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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West Laurel Hill Cemetery
Bala Cynwyd
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 11, 2000
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Henry Williams
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