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Edward Joseph Sullivan

  • Birth 16 May 1870 Cork, County Cork, Ireland
  • Death 11 Mar 1955 Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Section 5 Row 3
  • Memorial ID 8198584

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Cork, Ireland, he served in the United States Marine Corps during the War with Spain as a Corporal 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, Sullivan 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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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 21 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8198584
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Joseph Sullivan (16 May 1870–11 Mar 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8198584, citing Prospect Hill Cemetery, Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .