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John F. Auer
Birth: 1866
Death: Mar. 28, 1951

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Ordinary Seaman Apprentice in the United States Navy. His citation reads "On board the USS Lancaster, Marseille, France, 20 November 1883. Jumping overboard, Auer rescued from drowning a French lad who had fallen into the sea from a stone pier astern of the ship." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
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  Eva Kathrine Auer (____ - 1951)*
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Oak Hill Cemetery
Rockland County
New York, USA
Plot: Section K, Lot 139
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jan 19, 2004
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John F. Auer
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John F. Auer
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Worthy of honor to all who remember such selfless action. People of that seaside community certainly remembered this young Apprentice Seaman's action that day.You sir, are worthy of being remembered.V/R...
- Chaplain Dinkins of Marines
 Added: Jul. 18, 2016
repose en paix
- ltdan
 Added: Feb. 24, 2016

- Cori H
 Added: Oct. 30, 2015
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