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William Troy

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Death: March 8, 1907 (59)
Place of Burial: Stockton, San Joaquin, California, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About William Troy

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ordinary Seaman William Troy, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Colorado during the capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting at the side of Lieutenant McKee, by whom he was especially commended, Ordinary Seaman Troy was badly wounded by the enemy.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 169 (February 8, 1872)

Action Date: June 11, 1871

Service: Navy

Rank: Ordinary Seaman

Division: U.S.S. Colorado

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA
March 8, 1907
Age 59
Stockton, San Joaquin, California, USA