Patrick H. Grace

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Patrick H. Grace
US Navy Medal of Honor (1913 to 1942).png
Medal of Honor recipient
Born 1832
Ireland
Died February 24, 1896 (aged 63–64)
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch Seal of the United States Department of the Navy.svg United States Navy
Rank Chief Quartermaster
Unit USS Benicia
Battles/wars Korean Expedition
Awards Medal of Honor

Patrick Henry Grace (1832 – February 24, 1896) was a United States Navy sailor who received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Korean Expedition of 1871.

A native of Ireland whose name originally was Henry Patrick Grace, Grace was cited for "gallant and meritorious conduct".

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Rank and organization: Chief Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1835. Ireland. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No. 177, December 4, 1915.

Citation:

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, Grace set forth gallant and meritorious conduct throughout this action.

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