William Spicer (1864 - 1949)

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Birthplace: Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
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About William Spicer

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 William Spicer, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Marblehead at the approaches to Caimanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 26 and 27 July 1898. Displaying heroism, Gunner's Mate First Class Spicer took part in the perilous work of sweeping for and disabling twenty-seven contact mines during this period.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 500, December 14, 1898

Action Date: July 26 & 27, 1898

Service: Navy

Rank: Gunner's Mate First Class

Division: U.S.S. Marblehead

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William Spicer's Timeline

May 28, 1864
Liverpool, Merseyside, England
December 14, 1949
Age 85
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Mattapan, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA