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Walter Koechowski

Home of record: Quinqwood West Virginia


Navy and Marine Corps Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Aviation Chief Machinist's Mate Walter Koechowski, United States Navy, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroic conduct aboard a Navy transport when it crashed near Beltsville, Maryland, on 17 May 1945.

General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 347 (February 1946)

Action Date: May 17, 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Aviation Chief Machinist's Mate