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William Henry Gowan
Birth: Jun. 2, 1884
Rye
Westchester County
New York, USA
Death: May 22, 1957
Bushwick
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Navy as a Boatswain's Mate. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on January 20, 1909. His citation reads “For bravery and extraordinary heroism displayed by him during a conflagration in Coquimbo, Chile, 20 January 1909”. His Medal was issued on March 19, 1909. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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William H
Gowan
Medal Of Honor
BOSN
US Navy
Chile
June 2 1884
May 22 1957

 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: May 04, 2000
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William Henry Gowan
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