Wilhelm Smith (1870 - 1925)

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Birthplace: Germany
Death: Died
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About Wilhelm Smith

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Gunner's Mate First Class Wilhelm Smith, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in line of his profession on board the U.S.S. New York, for entering a compartment filled with gases and rescuing a shipmate on 24 January 1916. General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 202 (April 6, 1916)

Action Date: 24-Jan-16

Service: Navy

Rank: Gunner's Mate First Class

Division: U.S.S. New York

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April 10, 1870
October 30, 1925
Age 55
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA