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Albert Beyer

  • Birth 12 Jun 1859 Hanover, Hannoversche Landkreis, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
  • Death 29 Oct 1929 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Naval Asylum Plot
  • Memorial ID 21883

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Hanover, Germany, he served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Coxswain on board the "USS Nashville". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, on May 11, 1898. His citation reads "Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Beyer set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action." His Medal was awarded to him on July 7, 1899.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 23 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21883
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Beyer (12 Jun 1859–29 Oct 1929), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21883, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .