Percy A. Decker
|Percy A. Decker|
August 4, 1890|
Dick City, New York
|Died||August 18, 1936(aged 46)|
|Place of burial||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Battles/wars||United States occupation of Veracruz
World War I
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Percy A. Decker (August 4, 1890 – August 18, 1936) was a Boatswain's Mate, Second Class in the United States Navy and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz.
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Boatswain's Mate Second Class, U.S. Navy. Born: August 4, 1890, New York, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 101, 15 June 10.
On board the U.S.S. Florida during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 April 1914; for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the seizure of Vera Cruz, Mexico.
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- "Percy A. Decker". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved 2009-05-21.
- ""PERCY DECKER" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz). United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-05-21.
- "Arlington Cemetery Bio". Retrieved October 4, 2010.
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