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Alexander Peters
Chief Gunnery Mate, United States Navy
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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.


PETERS, ALEXANDER

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. 

Citation:

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.



Alexander Peters Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Couresy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006

Alexander Peters Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins



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