John Walter Ehle

Is your surname Ehle?

Research the Ehle family

John Walter Ehle's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Related Projects

John Walter Ehle

Birthplace: Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, USA
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Oakland, Alameda, California, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
Last Updated:

About John Walter Ehle

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Fireman First Class John Walter Ehle, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Concord off Cavite, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 21 May 1898. Following the blowing out of a lower manhole plate joint on Boiler B of that vessel, Fireman First Class Ehle assisted in hauling the fires in the hot, vapor-filled atmosphere which necessitated the playing of water into the fireroom from a hose.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 502, December 14, 1898

Action Date: May 21, 1898

Service: Navy

Rank: Fireman First Class

Division: U.S.S. Concord

view all

John Walter Ehle's Timeline

May 11, 1873
Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, USA
July 25, 1927
Age 54
Oakland, Alameda, California, USA