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CREELMAN, WILLIAM

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Attached to the U.S.S. Maine, 6 February 1897. Distinguishing himself, Creelman showed extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during an attempt to save life at sea.

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Division

U.S. Navy Landsman (highest rank: Chief Gunner) U.S.S. Maine

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1897 Brooklyn, Kings County, New York

Citation

Attached to the U.S.S. Maine, 6 February 1897. Distinguishing himself, Creelman showed extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during an attempt to save life at sea.