William Sidney Shacklette
Hospitalman, United States Navy
|Born on May 17, 1880 at
Delaplane, Virginia. Earned the Medal of
Honorwhile serving aboard the USS Bennington at San Diego,
California, on July 21, 1905. The Medal was presented on January 5,
He died on February 12, 1945 and was buried in Section 10 of
Arlington National Cemetery.
Photo Courtesy of the Home of Heroes
SHACKLETTE, WILLIAM SIDNEY
Rank and organization: Hospital Steward, U.S. Navy. Born: 17 May 1880, Delaplane, Virginia. Accredited to: Virginia. G.O. No.: 13, 5 January 1906.
For extraordinary heroism while serving on the U.S.S. Bennington at
the time of the explosion of a boiler of that vessel at San Diego, Calif.,
21 July 1905.
\Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins
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