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SMITH, EUGENE

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Attached to U.S.S. Decatur; for several times entering compartments on board of Decautur immediately following an explosion on board that vessel, 9 September 1915, and locating and rescuing injured shipmates.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Chief Watertender U.S.S. Decatur

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1915 Illinois

Citation

Attached to U.S.S. Decatur; for several times entering compartments on board of Decautur immediately following an explosion on board that vessel, 9 September 1915, and locating and rescuing injured shipmates.