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Albert Vadas

Also Known As: "Albert Wadas"
Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Austria-Hungary
Death: October 3, 1946 (69)
Place of Burial: North Bergen, Hudson, New Jersey, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Albert Vadas

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Seaman Albert Vadas, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Seaman Vadas displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period. (Albert Vadas later changed his name to Albert Wadas)

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 521 (July 7, 1899)

Action Date: May 11, 1898

Service: Navy

Rank: Seaman

Division: U.S.S. Marblehead

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Albert Vadas's Timeline

March 26, 1877
October 3, 1946
Age 69
North Bergen, Hudson, New Jersey, USA