|Norman Ward Ressler|
|Born||May 27, 1873|
|Died||September 29, 1914(aged 41)|
|Place of birth||Dalmatia, Pennsylvania|
|Place of burial||San Francisco National Cemetery San Francisco, California|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company D, 17th U.S. Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Ressler was born May 27, 1873 in Dalmatia, Pennsylvania and entered the army from the same location. After joining he was sent to fight in the Spanish–American War with Company D, 17th U.S. Infantry as a corporal where he received the Medal of Honor for his actions.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Corporal, Company D, 17th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At El Caney, Cuba, 1 July 1898. Entered service at: Dalmatia, Pa. Birth: Dalmatia, Pa. Date of issue: 21 August 1899.
Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire of the enemy.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "War with Spain; Ressler, Norman W.". Medal of Honor recipients, War With Spain. United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/warspain.html. Retrieved July 27, 2010.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "Norman W. Ressler". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. May 4, 2003. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7414206. Retrieved July 27, 2010.
- "Norman W. Ressler". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=2467. Retrieved July 27, 2010.
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