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First Name: William

Last Name: Keller

Birthplace: Buffalo, NY, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Buffalo, NY
Middle Name: G.

Date of Birth: 19 April 1876

Date of Death: 20 September 1963

Rank: Corporal

Years Served:
William G. Keller

•  Spanish-American War (1898)


William G. Keller

Corporal, U.S. Army

Medal of Honor Recipient

Spanish-American War

Corporal William G. Keller (19 April 1876 - 20 September 1963) was a U.S. Army soldier who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Spanish-American War.

William G. Keller was born on 19 April 1876 in Buffalo, NY, and entered the Army from the same location. He served in the Spanish-American War with Company F, 10th U.S. Infantry where he received the Medal of Honor.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Army, Company F, 10th U.S. Infantry

Place and date: Santiago, Cuba, 1 July 1898

Citation: Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire of the enemy.

Death and Burial

Corporal William G. Keller died on 20 September 1963. He is buried at Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland, OH.

Honoree ID: 1906   Created by: MHOH




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