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First Name: Frank

Last Name: Williams

Birthplace: DEU

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)


Home of Record: NY

Date of Birth: 19 October 1872

Rank or Rate: Seaman

Years Served:
Frank Williams

•  Spanish-American War (1898)


Frank Williams

Seaman, U.S. Navy

Medal of Honor Recipient

Spanish-American War

Seaman Frank Williams (19 October 1872 - Unknown) 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.

Frank Williams was born on 19 October 1872 in Germany. After entering the Navy, he was sent to fight in the Spanish-American War.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy

Citation: On board the USS Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Williams displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period.

Honoree ID: 1960   Created by: MHOH




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