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LT John Joseph Clausey
Birth: May 16, 1875, England
Death: Jul. 9, 1951
Alameda County
California, USA

Peace Time Medal of Honor Recipient.

He served as a Chief Gunner's Mate in the US Navy.

On July 5, 1905, there was an explosion of a boiler on board the U.S.S. Bennington while the ship was moored in the harbor at San Diego, California. Chief Gunner's Mate Clausey displayed extraordinary heroism while removing the injured, restored order and resolved the problem. For this action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on January 5, 1906.

He later achieved the rank of Lieutenant.

He retired from the US Navy on Aug. 1, 1929.

 (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Kathleen Irene Jones Clausey (1888 - 1952)
 
Burial:
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Section C, Grave 121-B
GPS (lat/lon): 37.63297, -122.43316
 
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Record added: Jul 13, 2001
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