The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
SN John Riley

SN John Riley

Birth
Ireland
Death 15 Apr 1864 (aged 24–25)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot NAVAL, 12628
Memorial ID 2597053 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Served as a seaman aboard the USS Chenango (I). Died as a result of scalding from boiler explosion at the Brooklyn Naval Hospital. He was originally interred at the Hospital Burying Ground, but was part of the exhumation of 1926 for reburial at Cypress Hills National Cemetery.


Inscription

JOHN RILEY
NEW YORK
SEAMAN U.S. NAVY
APRIL 15th 1864


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2597053
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SN John Riley (1839–15 Apr 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2597053, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .