Lawrence C. Sinnett
|Lawrence C. Sinnett|
April 4, 1888|
Burnt House, West Virginia
|Died||June 11, 1962(aged 74)|
|Place of burial||Odd Fellows cemetery, Harrisville, West Virginia|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Rank||Chief Machinist's Mate|
|Battles/wars||United States occupation of Veracruz|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
He died June 11, 1962 and is buried in Odd Fellows cemetery, Harrisville, West Virginia.
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 4 April 1888, Burnt House, W. Va. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 101, 15 June 1914.
On board the U.S.S. Florida, Sinnett showed extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914.
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- "Lawrence C. Sinnett". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved 2009-05-22.
- ""LAWRENCE SINNETT" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz). United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-05-22.
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