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Ernest Calvin Williams

US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient

Died when: 52 years 364 days (635 months)
Star Sign: Leo


Ernest Calvin Williams

Ernest Calvin Williams (August 2, 1887 – July 31, 1940) was a United States Marine Corps officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions on November 29, 1916, during the Battle of San Francisco de Macoris.

Then 1st Lt Williams, leading 12 Marines, charged and captured the fortress from a numerically superior enemy.These actions were part of the U.S. occupation of the Dominican Republic.

He was later awarded the Navy Cross.

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