The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Fireman First Class,
U.S. Navy. Born: 3 October 1873, Lodi, N.J. Accredited To: New Jersey. G.O.
No.: 182, 20 March 1905.
On board the U.S.S. Iowa, 25 January 1905. Following
the blowing out of the manhole plate of boiler D of that vessel, Behne displayed
extraordinary heroism in the resulting action.
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