|David Duffy Barrow|
|Born||October 22, 1877|
|Died||December 6, 1948(aged 71)|
|Place of birth||Reelsboro, North Carolina|
|Place of burial||Evergreen Memorial Park, Portsmouth, Virginia|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Barrow was born October 22, 1877 in Reelsboro, North Carolina, and after entering the navy he was sent as a seaman to fight in the Spanish–American War.
He died December 6, 1948 and was buried in Evergreen Memorial Park, Portsmouth, Virginia.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 22 October 1877, Reelsboro, N.C. Entered service at: Norfolk, Va. G.O. No.: 521, 7 July 1899.
On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Barrow set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "BARROW, DAVID D.". Medal of Honor recipients, War With Spain. United States Army Center of Military History. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/warspain.html. Retrieved March 5, 2010.
- ↑ "David D. Barrow". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15440754. Retrieved March 5, 2010.
- "David D. Barrow". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=606. Retrieved March 5, 2010.
|This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).|