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GIDDING, CHARLES

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Serving on board the U.S.S. Plymouth, Gidding showed heroic conduct in trying to save the life of one of the crew of that ship, who had fallen overboard from aloft at the Navy Yard, New York, 26 July 1876.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Seaman U.S.S. Plymouth

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1876 Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine

Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Plymouth, Gidding showed heroic conduct in trying to save the life of one of the crew of that ship, who had fallen overboard from aloft at the Navy Yard, New York, 26 July 1876.