August P Teytand (1878 - 1956)

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Birthplace: Santa Cruz, West Indies
Death: Died
Occupation: Quartermaster Third Class
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About August P Teytand

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster Third Class August P. Teytand, 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: Quartermaster Third Class

Division: U.S.S. Leyden

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April 6, 1878
Santa Cruz, West Indies
March 4, 1956
Age 77
Mount Moriah Cemetery Philadelphia, Pennsylvania