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Patrick Henry Grace

Date of birth: 1832
Date of death: February 24, 1896
Place of Birth: Ireland, Ireland
Home of record: Pennsylvania


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Marine Amphibious Landing in Korea

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Quartermaster Patrick Henry Grace, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Benicia during the attack on the Korean forts, 10 and 11 June 1871. Carrying out his duties with coolness, Chief Quartermaster Grace set forth gallant and meritorious conduct throughout this action.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 177 (December 4, 1915)

Action Date: June 10 & 11, 1871

Service: Navy

Rank: Chief Quartermaster

Division: U.S.S. Benecia