BLUME, ROBERT Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy.
Born: 19 November 1868, Pittsburgh, Pa. Accredited to: New Jersey. G. O. No. 521, 7 July 1899.
Citation: On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Blume set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.
born: Nov. 19, 1868
died: Sep. 16, 1937
buried: Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 6, Grave 9752-SS