William H Thompkins

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William H Thompkins

Birthdate: (43)
Birthplace: Paterson, NJ, USA
Death: September 24, 1916 (43)
Place of Burial: San Francisco, CA, USA
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About William H Thompkins

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor



Rank and Organization: Private, Troop G, 10th U.S. Cavalry. Place and Date: At Tayabacoa, Cuba, 30 June 1898. Entered Service At: Paterson, N.J. Birth: Paterson, N.J. Date of Issue: 23 June 1899.


Voluntarily went ashore in the face of the enemy and aided in the rescue of his wounded comrades; this after several previous attempts at rescue had been frustrated.

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William H Thompkins's Timeline

October 3, 1872
Paterson, NJ, USA
September 24, 1916
Age 43
San Francisco, CA, USA