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William Henry Morin

  • Birth 23 May 1869 Birmingham, Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England
  • Death 29 Aug 1935 Staten Island, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA
  • Burial Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA
  • Plot Section 25, Row B
  • Memorial ID 8253321

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in England, he served in the United States Navy as a Boatswain's Mate Second Class on board the "USS Marblehead". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the approaches to Caimanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on July 26 and 27, 1898. His citation reads "Displaying heroism, Morin took part in the perilous work of sweeping for and disabling 27 contact mines during this period." His Medal was awarded to him on December 14, 1898.





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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 9 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8253321
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Henry Morin (23 May 1869–29 Aug 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8253321, citing Saint John Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .