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SEMPLE, ROBERT

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For meritorious service under fire on the occasion of the landing of the American naval forces at Vera Cruz on 21 April 1914. C.G. Semple was then attached to the U.S.S. Florida as a chief turret captain.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Chief Gunner (highest rank: Lieutenant Commander) U.S.S. Florida

Conflict

Year of honor

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Mexican Campaign 1914 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Citation

For meritorious service under fire on the occasion of the landing of the American naval forces at Vera Cruz on 21 April 1914. C.G. Semple was then attached to the U.S.S. Florida as a chief turret captain.