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 Fred Jurgen Schnepel

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Fred Jurgen Schnepel

  • Birth 24 Feb 1892 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 2 Feb 1948
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 11, Lot 825, Map Grid O/P 15
  • Memorial ID 11169

Mexican Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as an Ordinary Seaman, U.S. Navy. On the dates of April 21 and 22, 1914, 1,500 American combat troops were put ashore for the assault on Vera Cruz, Mexico. During this action, Ordinary Seaman Schnepel of the U.S.S. Florida in the line of his profession contributed greatly to the success in the seizure of the city. For his heroism in the line of duty, he was awarded Medal of Honor on June 14, 1914.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 25 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11169
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fred Jurgen Schnepel (24 Feb 1892–2 Feb 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11169, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .