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Holtz, August, CPO USN(Ret).
Home Town Saint Louis, Missouri
Last Address Long Island, New York
Date of Passing Mar 05, 1938
Location of Interment Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates Section F, Grave 916
Last Known Activity US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Navy as a Chief Watertender. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on September 8, 1910. His citation reads "On board the USS North Dakota, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the fire on board that vessel, 8 September 1910". His Medal was awarded on October 4, 1910.