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Austin Denham
Birth: 1849
Death: unknown

US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Navy as a Seaman on board the "USS Kansas." He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Greytown, Nicaragua, on April 12, 1872. His citation reads “Displaying great coolness and self-possession at the time Comdr. A. F. Crosman and others were drowned, Denham, by heroism and personal exertion, prevented greater loss of life”. His Medal was awarded to him on July 9, 1872. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section B, Tier 2, Grave 38
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Sep 20, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6792551
Austin Denham
Added by: Glenn and Tracy Morrow
 
Austin Denham
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 Added: Jun. 1, 2013
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- J Spencer
 Added: Mar. 31, 2013
Thank you for your service to this Country!
- Cam Thompson
 Added: Feb. 5, 2013
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