Austin Denham-Los Angeles, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 34° 01.452 W 118° 10.470
11S E 391565 N 3765461
Quick Description: Peacetime Medal of Honor Recipient for action on board the USS Kansas near Greytown, Nicaragua on April 12, 1872. He is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA in Section B, Tier 2, Grave 38.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/24/2018 5:26:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMXZXR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
He was born on September 29, 1850 in England and died on June 3, 1948 in Burbank, CA. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: DENHAM, AUSTIN
• Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy
• Accredited to: New York
• G.O. No.: 176, 9 July 1872
Citation: On board the U.S.S. Kansas near Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872. Displaying great coolness and self-possession at the time Comdr. A. F. Crosman and others were drowned, Denham, by heroism and personal exertion, prevented greater loss of life.
Armed Service: Navy

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