U.S. NAVY

Robert Earl Bonney

Rank:

CHIEF WATERTENDER

Conflict/Era:

INTERIM 1899 - 1910

Unit/Command:

U.S.S. HOPKINS

Military Service Branch:

U.S. NAVY

Medal of Honor Action Date:

FEBRUARY 14, 1910

Medal of Honor Action Place:

U.S.S. HOPKINS, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, US

Citation:

While serving on board the U.S.S. Hopkins, Bonney displayed extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession on the occasion of the accident to one of the boilers of that vessel, 14 February 1910.

Additional Information:

Awarded Posthumously:

NO

Born:

NOVEMBER 23, 1882, MARYVILLE, BLOUNT COUNTY, TENNESSEE

Died:

NOVEMBER 22, 1967

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