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DECKER, PERCY

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On board the U.S.S. Florida during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914; for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate Second Class (highest rank: Lieutenant) U.S.S. Florida

Conflict

Year of honor

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Mexican Campaign 1914 New York, New York

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Florida during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914; for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico.