Percy A. Decker
Lieutenant, United States Navy
in New York City on August 4, 1890, he earned the while
serving as a Boatswains Mate aboard the USS Florida at Vera Cruz, Mexico,
on April 21, 1914.
He died on August 18, 1936 and was buried in
Section 7 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Rank and organization: Boatswain's Mate Second Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 4 August 1890, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 101, 15 June 1914.
On board the U.S.S. Florida during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914; for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico.
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