William "Willie" S Cronan

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William S Cronan

Also Known As: "Willie Cronan"
Birthplace: Chicago, Cook, IL, USA
Death: Died
Place of Burial: San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About William "Willie" S Cronan

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Boatswain's Mate William S. Cronan, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism on board the U.S.S. BENNINGTON, displayed at the time of the explosion of a boiler of that vessel at San Diego, California, 21 July 1905.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 13, January 5, 1906

Action Date: 21-Jul-05

Service: Navy

Rank: Boatswain's Mate

Division: U.S.S. Bennington

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William "Willie" S Cronan's Timeline

October 18, 1883
Chicago, Cook, IL, USA
October 22, 1959
Age 76
San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA