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 Hermann Wilhelm Kuchmeister

Hermann Wilhelm Kuchmeister

Birth
Hamburg, Germany
Death 1 Feb 1923 (aged 45)
Burial Winthrop, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 7867807 · 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 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, Kuchneister 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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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hermann Wilhelm Kuchmeister (16 Oct 1877–1 Feb 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7867807, citing Winthrop Cemetery, Winthrop, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .