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 Percy A. Decker

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Percy A. Decker

  • Birth 4 Aug 1890 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 18 Aug 1936
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 7, Site 10302
  • Memorial ID 6172364

Mexican Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as a Boatswain's Mate Second Class in the United States Navy during the 1914 Vera Cruz, Mexico Campaign. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on April 21, 1914. His citation reads “On board the U.S.S. Florida during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico; for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession”. His Medal was issued on June 15, 1914.

Bio by: Russ


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Military Marker

(front)
MEDAL OF HONOR
LT
US NAVY
VERA CRUZ
MEXICO

(back)
NEW YORK
WORLD WAR I


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  • Added: 11 Feb 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6172364
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Percy A. Decker (4 Aug 1890–18 Aug 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6172364, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .