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Patrick H. Grace

United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient

Patrick Henry Grace (1832 – February 24, 1896) was a United States Navy sailor. He received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Korean Expedition of 1871.[1] He was a native of Ireland but moved to the United States. His original name was Henry Patrick Grace but he changed it. Grace was cited for "gallant and meritorious service".

Patrick H. Grace
Medal of Honor recipient
Born1832
Ireland
DiedFebruary 24, 1896 (aged 63–64)
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branchSeal of the United States Department of the Navy.svg United States Navy
RankChief Quartermaster
UnitUSS Benicia
Battles/warsKorean Expedition
AwardsMedal of Honor

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Chief Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1835. Ireland. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No. 177, December 4, 1915.

CitationEdit

On board the U.S.S. Benicia during the attack on the Korean forts, 10 and 11 June 1871. Carrying out his duties with coolness, Grace set forth gallant and meritorious conduct throughout this action.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Medal of Honor citations". United States Army Center of Military History. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  2. "Grace, Patrick H." HomeOfHeroes.com. Retrieved December 21, 2016.