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CRONAN, WILLIAM

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Serving on board the U.S.S. Bennington, for extraordinary heroism displayed at the time of the explosion of a boiler of that vessel at San Diego, Cal., 21 July 1905.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate [highest rank: Lieutenant Commander (ret.) U.S.S. Bennington

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1905 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Bennington, for extraordinary heroism displayed at the time of the explosion of a boiler of that vessel at San Diego, Cal., 21 July 1905.