The President of the United
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and organization: Chief Gunner, U.S.
Navy. Born: 18 August 1887, Pittsburgh, Pa. Accredited to: Pennsylvania.
G.O. No.: 120, 10 January 1924. Other Navy award: Navy Cross.
For meritorious service under fire
on the occasion of the landing of the American naval forces at Vera Cruz on 21 April 1914.
C.G. Semple was then attached to the U.S.S. Florida as a chief turret captain.
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