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BOERS, EDWARD

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On board the U.S.S. Bennington, 21 July 1905. Following the explosion of a boiler of that vessel, Boers displayed extraordinary heroism in the resulting action.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Seaman U.S.S. Bennington

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1905 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Bennington, 21 July 1905. Following the explosion of a boiler of that vessel, Boers displayed extraordinary heroism in the resulting action.