Alexander Peters – Chief Gunnery Mate, United States Navy

Medal of Honor. Rank-Organization: Mate, USN. Place-Date: On USS Missouri, 15 Sep 1904. Entered Service in Pennsylvania. Born in Russia.

General Orders 72, 15 September 1904.

November 16, 1869-June 11, 1951. Section 8, Grave 5300-A.


Rank and organization: Boatswain's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 16 November 1869, Russia. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 172, 4 October 1904.


For heroism in attempting to rescue from drowning Cecil C. Young, ordinary seaman, 15 September 1904, while serving on board the U.S.S. Missouri.



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