|Born||March 26, 1876|
|Died||October 3, 1946(aged 70)|
|Place of birth||Austria-Hungary|
|Place of burial||Weehawken Cemetery North Bergen, New Jersey|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Vadas was born March 26, 1876 in Austria-Hungary and after entering the navy was sent to fight in the Spanish–American War aboard the U.S.S. Marblehead as a seaman.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. (Named changed to Wadas, Albert.) Born: 26 March 1876, Austria-Hungary. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 521, 7 July 1899.
On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Vadas displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "War with Spain; Vadas, Albert entry". Medal of Honor recipients, War With Spain. United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. Archived from the original on 12 June 2010. http://web.archive.org/web/20100612003615/http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/warspain.html. Retrieved July 20, 2010.
- ↑ "Albert Vadas". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7197576. Retrieved July 20, 2010.
- "Albert Vadas". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=63. Retrieved July 20, 2010.
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