Alexander Peters (1869 - 1951)

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Birthplace: Russia
Death: Died
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Boatswain's Mate First Class Alexander Peters, United States Navy, for heroism at sea near Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, in attempting to rescue from drowning Cecil C. Young, Ordinary Seaman, 15 September 1904, while serving on board the U.S.S. Missouri.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 172 (October 4, 1904)

Action Date: 15-Sep-04

Service: Navy

Rank: Boatswain's Mate First Class

Division: U.S.S. Missouri

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November 16, 1869
June 11, 1951
Age 81
Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA