Michael Walsh (1858 - 1913)

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Birthplace: Newport, Newport, RI, USA
Death: Died
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Michael Walsh

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Machinist Michael Walsh, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession while serving on board the U.S.S. Leyden, at the time of the wreck of that vessel, 21 January 1903, near Block Island, Rhode Island.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 145 (December 26, 1903)

Action Date: 21-Jan-03

Service: Navy

Rank: Chief Machinist

Division: U.S.S. Leyden


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July 27, 1858
Newport, Newport, RI, USA
June 29, 1913
Age 54
Middletown, Newport, RI, USA