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First Name: Berrie

Last Name: Jarrett

Birthplace: Baltimore, MD, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)

Rating: Gunner's Mate Petty Officer 1st Class

Home of Record: MD
Middle Name: Henry

Date of Birth: 10 June 1894

Date of Death: 14 August 1927

Rank or Rate: Petty Officer First Class

Years Served:
Berrie Henry Jarrett

•  Occupation of Veracruz (1914)


Berrie Henry Jarrett

Gunners Mate 1st Class, U.S. Navy

Medal of Honor Recipient

Occupation of Veracruz

Gunners Mate 1st Class Berrie Henry Jarrett (10 June 1894 - 14 August 1927) 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 Occupation of Veracruz.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy

Citation: On board the U.S.S. Florida Jarrett displayed extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914.

Death and Burial

Gunners Mate 1st Class died on 14 August 1927. He is buried at Lorraine Park Cemetery in Woodlawn, MD.

Honoree ID: 2008   Created by: MHOH




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