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Freeman Gill

  • Birth 5 Sep 1851 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 8 Apr 1905 Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 7867712

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Gunner's Mate First Class on board the "USS Marblehead". 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, Gill set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action." His Medal was awarded to him on July 19, 1901.

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  • Added: 14 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7867712
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Freeman Gill (5 Sep 1851–8 Apr 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7867712, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .