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ELMORE, WALTER

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On board the U.S.S. Gettysburg; for jumping overboard and saving from drowning Wallace Febrey, landsman, while that vessel was under way at sea in latitude 36 degrees 58 minutes north, longitude three degrees 44 minutes east, 1 October 1878.

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U.S. Navy Landsman U.S.S. Gettysburg

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1878 England

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Gettysburg; for jumping overboard and saving from drowning Wallace Febrey, landsman, while that vessel was under way at sea in latitude 36 degrees 58 minutes north, longitude three degrees 44 minutes east, 1 October 1878.