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 William Adolphus Crouse

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William Adolphus Crouse

  • Birth 22 Oct 1866 Fannettsburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 27 Jun 1941 Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Sunnyside Section, Lot P-15, Grave 7
  • Memorial ID 23322

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Watertender on board the "USS Concord". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery off Cavite, Manila Bay in the Philippine Island on May 21, 1898. His citation reads "Following the blowout of a lower manhole plate joint on boiler B of that vessel, Crouse hauled the fires in the hot, vapor-filled atmosphere which necessitated the playing of water into the fireroom from a hose". His Medal was awarded to him on December 14, 1898.

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  • Added: 25 Jul 2001
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Adolphus Crouse (22 Oct 1866–27 Jun 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23322, citing Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .