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John Henry Helms
Birth: Mar. 16, 1874
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 17, 1919

US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy. His citation reads "Serving on board the USS Chicago, for heroism in rescuing Ishi Tomizi, ship's cook, from drowning at Montevideo, Uruguay, 10 January 1901." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Mound Grove Cemetery
Kankakee
Kankakee County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 19, Lot 59
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Nov 21, 2003
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John Henry Helms
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John Henry Helms
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Your honorable service to our country is not forgotten by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Apr. 10, 2015

- sjm
 Added: Feb. 17, 2015

- James Snow
 Added: Feb. 17, 2015
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