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 Osborn Warren Deignan

Osborn Warren Deignan

Birth
Stuart, Adair County, Iowa, USA
Death 16 Apr 1916 (aged 39)
Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Whispering Pines, L-1165
Memorial ID 19703 · View Source
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Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Coxswain. He was awarded the CMOH for his role in the intentional sinking of the "USS Merrimac" at the entrance to the harbor of Santiago de Cuba, on June 2, 1898. His citation reads "Despite heavy fire from the Spanish batteries, Deignan displayed extraordinary heroism throughout this operation". His Medal was awarded to him on November 2, 1899.

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  • Added: 22 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19703
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Osborn Warren Deignan (24 Feb 1877–16 Apr 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19703, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .