Holtz, August, CPO

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
WT-0000-Water Tender
Last Rating/NEC Group
Water Tender
Primary Unit
1910-1910, WT-0000, USS North Dakota (BB-29)
Service Years
1891 - 1911
WT-Water Tender
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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1871
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Holtz, August, CPO USN(Ret).
 
Contact Info
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

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US Navy Retired 20


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 Additional Information
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.

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US Navy
  1910-1910, WT-0000, USS North Dakota (BB-29)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of Manila Bay
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
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