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 Daniel Atkins

Daniel Atkins

Birth
Brunswick, Brunswick County, Virginia, USA
Death 11 May 1923 (aged 56)
Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia, USA
Burial Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia, USA
Plot 2-8-1
Memorial ID 7902289 · View Source
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US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Ship's Cook First Class in the United States Navy. His citation reads "On board the USS Cushing, 11 February 1898. Showing gallant conduct, Atkins attempted to save the life of the late Ens. Joseph C. Breckenridge, US Navy, who fell overboard at sea from that vessel on his date."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 25 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7902289
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Atkins (18 Nov 1866–11 May 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7902289, citing Captain Ted Conaway Memorial Naval Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .