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CMOHS.org - Fireman Second Class MAXWELL, JOHN, U.S. Navy

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MAXWELL, JOHN

Rank: Fireman Second Class
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 21 June 1841, Ireland
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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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, Maxwell displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.