Abraham Desomer

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Birthday
29, 1884
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Aug 31, 1974 (89)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1884
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Aug 31, 1974 (89)

About

Navy officer who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his service during the American intervention at Veracruz, Mexico.

Before Fame

He served on the gunboat USS Yorktown and on the battleship USS Utah. He was on board the latter ship during the fighting at Veracruz.

Trivia

He was in command of a squad at Veracruz that was taking fire from the enemy, and he exhibited great leadership by going ahead of his men to seek out enemy snipers.

Family Life

He grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Associated With

Frank Jack Fletcher was another U.S. Navy officer who earned a Medal of Honor for his service at Veracruz.