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CMOHS.org - Watertender KING, JOHN, U.S. Navy

Recipient Detail

 

KING, JOHN

Rank: Watertender
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 7 February 1865, Ireland
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 72
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Accredited To: New York
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Citation

On board the U.S.S. Vicksburg, for heroism in the line of his profession at the time of the accident to the boilers, 29 May 1901. SECOND MEDAL G.O. No.: 40, 19 October 1909. Citation: Watertender, serving on board the U.S.S. Salem, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession on the occasion of the accident to one of the boilers of that vessel, 13 September 1909.