Jesse Grant Coward, USN

Born  10 Mar 1900Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died  21 May 1963(63)

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23 Jun 1938 Lt.Cdr.
1 Jan 1942 T/Cdr.
30 Jun 1942 Cdr.
1 Apr 1943 T/Capt.


12 Nov 1942 Navy Cross (1)
24 Oct 1944 Navy Cross (1)

Warship Commands listed for Jesse Grant Coward, USN

USS Sterett (DD 407)Lt.Cdr.DestroyerApr 194118 Jan 1943

Career information

Commander Jesse Grant Coward was awarded his second Navy Cross (a Gold Star) for his command of destroyer squadron FIFTY-FOUR against the Japanese at Surigao Strait during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.

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