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Photographer: Don Morfe
Taken: April 22, 2014
Caption: William F. Spicer-Spanish American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Additional Description: He is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Mattapan MA in the Spanish American War section, Lot 2102, Grave 3. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: SPICER, WILLIAM
• Rank and organization: Gunner's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy
• Accredited to. New York
• G.O. No.: 500, 14 December 1898
Citation: On board the U.S.S. Marblehead at the approaches to Caimanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 26 and 27 July 1898. Displaying heroism, Spicer took part in the perilous work of sweeping for and disabling 27 contact mines during this period.
Submitted: July 21, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p390850
File Size: 5.044 Megabytes
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