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Frederick Thomas Fisher

Date of birth: June 3, 1872
Date of death: April 15, 1906
Burial location: Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Place of Birth: England, England
Home of record: California


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Samoan Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Gunner's Mate First Class Frederick Thomas Fisher, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Philadelphia, Samoa, Philippine Islands, 1 April 1899. Serving in the presence of the enemy on this date, Gunner's Mate First Class Fisher distinguished himself by his conduct.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 55 (July 19, 1901)

Action Date: April 1, 1899

Service: Navy

Rank: Gunner's Mate First Class

Division: U.S.S. Philadelphia