SHACKLETTE, WILLIAM SIDNEY
Rank and Organization: Hospital Steward, U.S. Navy. Born: 17 May 1880,
Delaplane, Va. 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.