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Francis Sherman Currey

United States Army Medal of Honor recipient

  • Francis Currey
  • Francis S. Currey
  • Francis Sherman Currey (1925-2019)
  • Francis Currey (1925-2019)

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29 June 1925Gregorian
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Currey, of Selkirk, was originally born in Loch Sheldrake, New York on June 29, 1925 and joined the U.S. Army when he was 17 where he eventually became a technical sergeant. (English)
29 July 1925Gregorian
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"Francis Sherman Currey was born on July 29, 1925, in Loch Sheldrake, N.Y." (English)
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July 1945
Through his extensive knowledge of weapons and by his heroic and repeated braving of murderous enemy fire, Sgt. Currey was greatly responsible for inflicting heavy losses in men and material on the enemy, for rescuing five comrades, two of whom were wounded, and for stemming an attack which threatened to flank his battalion’s position. (English)
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