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Currently, William Halford is 178 years, 10 months and 20 days old. William Halford will celebrate 179rd birthday on a Tuesday 18th of August 2020. Below we countdown to William Halford upcoming birthday.
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|Born||August 18, 1841 (England)|
William Halford’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
William Halford was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.
As a member of the United States Navy, he won the prestigious Medal of Honor for helping guide the USS Saginaw to safety in 1870. The Navy destroyer the USS Halford is named in his honor.
He joined the U.S. Navy in 1869 and saw thirty-four years of active duty.
At the end of his life, he came out of retirement to assist the Navy during World War I.
Born in Gloucestershire, England, he later relocated to the United States.
He and Abraham Desomer were both recipients of the U.S. Navy's Medal of Honor.