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The President of the United States
in the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to

 

SCHEPKE, CHARLES S.

Rank and Organization: Gunner's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 26 December 1878, New York, N.Y. Accredited To: New York. G.O. No.: 160, 26 May 1904.

Citation:

For extraordinary heroism while serving on the U.S.S. Missouri in remaining by a burning magazine and assisting to extinguish the fire, 13 April 1904.

 

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