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First Name: Frederick

Last Name: Muller

Birthplace: Copenhagen, DNK

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)


Home of Record: MA

Date of Birth: 29 March 1861

Date of Death: 09 June 1946

Rank or Rate: Lieutenant Commander

Years Served:
Frederick Muller

•  Spanish-American War (1898)


Frederick Muller

Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy

Medal of Honor Recipient

Spanish-American War

Lieutenant Commander Frederick Muller (29 March 1861 - 9 June 1946) was a U.S. Navy sailor who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Spanish-American War.

Frederick Muller was born on 29 March 1861 in Copenhagen, Denmark. After entering the U.S. Navy, he was sent to fight in the Spanish-American War aboard the USS Wompatuck.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Mate, U.S. Navy

Citation: On board the USS Wompatuck, Manzanillo, Cuba, 30 June 1898. Serving under the fire of the enemy, Muller displayed heroism and gallantry during this period.

Death and Burial

Lieutenant Commander Frederick Muller died on 9 June 1946. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA, in Section 8, Lot 6035.

Honoree ID: 1925   Created by: MHOH




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