Historic Markers Across Alabama



Osmond Kelly Ingram 1887 - 1917



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of 17th Street North and 6th Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama
County: Jefferson
Coordinates: N 33° 31.014    W 086° 48.786
  33.5169    -86.8131
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



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Side 1:

Osmond Kelly Ingram

1887-1917
First American sailor killed in action
in World War 1, aboard U.S.S. "Cassin"
October 1, 1917.
Medal of Honor
War Cross - Italy

Side 2:
U.S. Destroyer DD-225
U.S.S. Osmond Ingram
built by
Bethlehem Shipbuilding Co.
Quincy, Massachusetts.
Keel laid as Ingram 15 Oct 1918
Launched 28 Feb 1919
Commissioned 28 Jun 1919
Renamed Osmond Ingram 11 Nov 1919
Redesignated AVD-9 2 Aug 1940
Redesignated DD-225 1 Dec 1941







End of Osmond Kelly Ingram 1887 - 1917