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CMOHS.org - Gunner's Mate Third Class DAVIS, JOHN, U.S. Navy

Recipient Detail

 

DAVIS, JOHN

Rank: Gunner's Mate Third Class
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 28 October 1878, Germany
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: New York, N.Y.
G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To:
Place / Date: On board U.S.S. Marblehead at Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898
 
 


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Citation

On board the U.S.S. Marblehead, during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Davis set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.