Osborn Deignan-Glendale, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 34° 07.524 W 118° 15.054
11S E 384648 N 3776766
Quick Description: Spanish-American War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Santiago de Cuba on June 2, 1898. He is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA in Section Whispering Pines, Lot 1165.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/3/2018 9:19:58 AM
Waymark Code: WMY1T1
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Long Description:
He was born on February 24, 1877 in Stuart, IA and died on April 16, 1916 in Canon City, CO. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: DEIGNAN, OSBORN
• Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy
• Accredited to: Iowa
• G.O. No.: 529, 2 November 1899
• Other
Citation: In connection with the sinking of the U.S.S. Merrimac at the entrance to the harbor of Santiago de Cuba, 2 June 1898. Despite heavy fire from the Spanish batteries, Deignan displayed extraordinary heroism throughout this operation.
Armed Service: Navy

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