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Edward Sullivan

Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Death: March 11, 1955 (84)
Place of Burial: Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Edward Sullivan

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Edward Sullivan, United States Marine Corps, 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, Private Sullivan displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

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

Action Date: May 11, 1898

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Private

Division: U.S.S. Marblehead

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May 16, 1870
Cork, Ireland
March 11, 1955
Age 84
Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA