Harry Lipscomb
Chief Water Tender, United States Navy
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Born at Washington, D. C. on April 2, 1878, he earned the Medal of Honor on September 8, 1910 while serving aboard the USS North Dakota.

He died on September 7, 1926 and was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemtery.

His wife, Mary C. Lipscomb (1879-1965), is buried with him.


Rank and organization: Watertender, U.S. Navy. Born: 2 April 1878, Washington, D.C. Accredited to: Washington, D.C. G.O. No.: 83, 4 October 1910. 


On board the U.S.S. North Dakota, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his
profession during the fire on board that vessel, 8 September 1910.

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Harry Lipscomb Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins, 1990

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Harry Lipscomb Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004