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HALFORD, WILLIAM

halford william

Halford was sole survivor of the boat's crew sent to the Sandwich Islands for assistance after the wreck of the Saginaw, October 1870. Promoted to acting gunner.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Navy Coxswain (highest rank: Lieutenant) U.S.S. Saginaw

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1870 Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England

Citation

Halford was sole survivor of the boat's crew sent to the Sandwich Islands for assistance after the wreck of the Saginaw, October 1870. Promoted to acting gunner.