Joseph Gabriel Harner
Mate, United States Navy
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Born at Louisville, Ohio, February 19, 1889, he earned the Medal of Honor for service at Vera Cruz, Mexico, on April 21, 1914. The Medal was issued to him on June 15, 1914.

He died on March 5, 1958 and was buried in Section 17 of Arlington National Cemetery.



HARNER, JOSEPH GABRIEL

Rank and organization: Boatswain's Mate Second Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 19 February 1889, Louisville, Ohio. Accredited to: Ohio. G.O. No.: 101, 15 June 1914. 

Citation:

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



HARNER, JOSEPH GABRIEL
BMGC   US NAVY
WORLD WAR I, WORLD WAR II
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/19/1889
DATE OF DEATH: 03/05/1958
BURIED AT: SECTION 17  SITE 21199B2
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Joseph Gabriel Harner Gravesite PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins, 1990

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