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 Edward Alvin Clary

Edward Alvin Clary

Birth
Foxport, Fleming County, Kentucky, USA
Death 30 Apr 1939 (aged 55)
Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA
Plot Section O, Grave 335
Memorial ID 9786 · View Source
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US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Serve din the United States Navy as a Watertender on board the destroyer "USS Hopkins" (DD-6). He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on board the ship on February 14, 1910. His citation reads "On board the U.S.S. Hopkins for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession on the occasion of the accident to one of the boilers of that vessel". His Medal was awarded to him on March 23, 1910. He was one of two "Hopkins" sailors to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during this instance, the other being Chief Watertender Robert E. Bonney.

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  • Added: 4 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9786
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Alvin Clary (6 May 1883–30 Apr 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9786, citing Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .