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John McCarton
Birth: 1847
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: unknown

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy in New York. He served as a Ship's Printer. His citation reads "For jumping overboard from the U.S. training ship New Hampshire off the Coasters Harbor Island, near Newport R.I., 4 January 1882, and endeavoring to rescue Jabez Smith, second class musician, from drowning". (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: May 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52828886

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