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Hermann W Kuchmeister
​Hermann W Kuchmeister


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General Order

Medal of Honor Citation 


Born: 15 October 1875 in Hamburg, Germany 

Enlisted: 19 August 1897 in Brooklyn, New York
Medal of Honor awarded: 7 July 1899
Rank at time of award: Private
Separation from Service: Honorably Discharged 28 March 1900
Date of Death: 1 February 1923
Burial: Winthrop Cemetery in Winthrop, Massachusetts
*Marine Corps records initially had his name as Kuchneister but later records show his correct name was Kuchmeister.


Spanish American War 1898 Medal of Honor