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Heinrich Behnke
Birth: Apr. 10, 1882
Death: Jun. 19, 1952

US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as a Seaman First Class in the United States Navy. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on January 25, 1905. His citation reads "While serving aboard the "USS Iowa", Behnke displayed extraordinary heroism at the time of the blowing out of the manhole plate of boiler D on board that vessel". His Medal was issued on March 20, 1905. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
 
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