Behne, Frederick, CWT

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
WT-0000-Water Tender
Last Rating/NEC Group
Water Tender
Primary Unit
1904-1906, F1c-0000, USS Iowa (BB-4)
Service Years
1900 - 1918
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Home State
New Jersey
New Jersey
Year of Birth
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Chief Behne died of pneumonia on February 11, 1918 while serving at a naval base in Brest, France, and was initially buried there. He was re-buried two years later at Hackensack Cemetery in New Jersey.

Date of Passing
Feb 11, 1918
Location of Interment
Hackensack Cemetery - Hackensack, New Jersey
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MOH Citation:

"On board the U.S.S. Iowa, 25 January 1905. Following the blowing out of the manhole plate of boiler D of that vessel, Behne displayed extraordinary heroism in the resulting action."

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US Navy
  1904-1906, F1c-0000, USS Iowa (BB-4)
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  1917-1918 World War I
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