Crouse, William Adolphus, WT1c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
WT-0000-Water Tender
Last Rating/NEC Group
Water Tender
Primary Unit
1897-1898, WT-0000, USS Concord (PG-3)
Service Years
1864 - 1898
WT-Water Tender

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1866
 
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Home Town
Fannettsburg
Last Address
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

BURIAL:
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania

Date of Passing
Jun 27, 1941
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sunnyside Section, Lot P-15, Grave 7

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CROUSE, WILLIAM ADOLPHUS

Rank and organization: Watertender, U.S. Navy. Born: 22 October 1866, TannettsSurg, Pa. Accredited to: Pennsylvania C. O. No.: 502, 14 December 1898. Citation: On board the U.S.S. Concord off Cavite, Manila Bay, P.I., 21 May 1898. Following the blowing out of a lower manhole plate joint on boiler B of that vessel, Crouse hauled the fires in the hot, vapor_filled atmosphere which necessitated the playing of water into the fireroom from a hose.


CROUSE, William A., Watertender, USN 'USS Concord', Medal of Honor recipient, born October 22, 1866, died 1941, buried Sunnyside Section, Lot P-15, Grave 7, Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware County, PA.

 

William Adolphus Crouse 
 
William Adolphus Crouse 
 
William Adolphus Crouse 
   
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The President of the United States
in the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to

 CROUSE, WILLIAM ADOLPHUS

Rank and Organization:

 

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On board the U.S.S. Concord off Cavite, Manila Bay, P.I., 21 May 1898. Following the blowing out of a lower manhole plate joint on boiler B of that vessel, Crouse hauled the fires in the hot, vapor_filled atmosphere which necessitated the playing of water into the fireroom from a hose.

  

Watertender, U.S. Navy. Born: 22 October 1866, Tannettsburg, Pa. Accred ited to: Pennsylvania. C. O. No.: 502, 14 December 1898.

 

 

   
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