The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
CANN, TEDFORD H.
Rank and Organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born:
3 September 1897, Bridgeport, Conn. Accredited to: New York. G. O. No.:
For courageous conduct while serving on board the U.S.S. May, 5 November 1917. Cann found
a leak in a flooded compartment and closed it at the peril of his life, thereby
unquestionably saving the ship.
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