The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
GOWAN, WILLIAM HENRY
Rank and Organization: Boatswain's Mate, U.S.
Navy. Born: 2 June 1884, Rye, New York. Accredited To: New York. G.O.
No.: 18, 19 March 1909.
For bravery and extraordinary heroism displayed by him
during a conflagration in Coquimbo, Chile, 20 January 1909.
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