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 Joseph Francis Scott

Joseph Francis Scott

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 28 Feb 1941 (aged 74)
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Mayflower Path, Lot 4716B
Memorial ID 7867066 · View Source
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Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Marine Corps during the War with Spain as a Private 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, Scott 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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  • Added: 14 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7867066
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Francis Scott (4 Jun 1866–28 Feb 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7867066, citing Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .