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 John Joseph Clausey

John Joseph Clausey

Birth
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Death 9 Jul 1951 (aged 76)
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Section C, Grave 121-B
Memorial ID 22974 · View Source
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US Navy 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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  • Added: 13 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22974
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Joseph Clausey (16 May 1875–9 Jul 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22974, citing Golden Gate National Cemetery, San Bruno, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .