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EHLE, JOHN WALTER; Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient - War with Spain

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EHLE, JOHN WALTER; Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient - War with Spain

Posted: 22 Oct 2006 8:37AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Edited: 18 Nov 2006 9:22AM GMT
Surnames: Ehle
Source: http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/moh1.htm

Note: This is not my ancestry. I have NO additional information. I am just passing along information that may be useful.

EHLE, JOHN WALTER

Rank and organization: Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 11 May 1873, Kearney, Nebr. Accredited to: Nebraska. G.O. No.: 502 14 December 1898. Citation: On board the U.S.S. Concord off Cavite, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, 21 May 1898. Following the blowing out of a lower manhole plate joint on boiler B of that vessel, Ehle assisted in hauling the fires in the hot, vapor_filled atmosphere which necessitated the playing of water into the fireroom from a hose.

Burial: Oakland, CA in St; Mary's Cemetery

1873 in NE - 1927

Additional Information and cemetery monument photo:

http://www.homeofheroes.com/gravesites/states/pages_af/ehle_...

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