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Isaac Campbell Kidd

Isaac Campbell Kidd

Medal of Honor Recipient

Medal of Honor
  • Born: 26 March 1884, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Rank: Rear Admiral
  • Organization: United States Navy
  • Accredited To: Ohio

Citation

 

For conspicuous devotion to duty, extraordinary courage and complete disregard of his own life, during the attack on the Fleet in Pearl Harbor, by Japanese forces on 7 December 1941. Rear Adm. Kidd immediately went to the bridge and, as Commander Battleship Division One, courageously discharged his duties as Senior Officer Present Afloat until the U.S.S. Arizona, his Flagship, blew up from magazine explosions and a direct bomb hit on the bridge which resulted in the loss of his life.

This award was given posthumously

 
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