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CMOHS.org - Chief Boatswain McCLOY, JOHN, U.S. Navy

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McCLOY, JOHN

Rank: Chief Boatswain
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 3 January 1876, Brewster, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At:
G.O. Number: 177
Date of Issue: 12/04/1915
Accredited To: New York
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Citation

For heroism in leading 3 picket launches along Vera Cruz sea front, drawing Mexican fire and enabling cruisers to save our men on shore, 22 April 1914. Though wounded, he gallantly remained at his post.