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 George Breeman

George Breeman

Birth
Passaic, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
Death 10 Apr 1937 (aged 56)
Passaic, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 6, Site 9743-SH
Memorial ID 22919 · View Source
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US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Navy as a Seaman on board the "USS Kearsarge". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in an on-board incident on April 13, 1906. His citation reads “Breeman displayed heroism in the line of his profession while serving on board the "USS Kearsarge" at the time of the accidental ignition of powder charges in the forward 13-inch turret”. His Medal was issued on May 5, 1906. Chief Boatswain Isidor Nordstrom also was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery in the incident.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 10 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22919
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Breeman (15 Sep 1880–10 Apr 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22919, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .