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 John Marshall Gamble

John Marshall Gamble

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 11 Sep 1836 (aged 46)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 94, Lot 4590
Memorial ID 5036 · View Source
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United States Marine Corps Officer. During the War of 1812 he served with Commodore David D. Porter, and was given command of a captured British ship. While in command he captured another British war vessel, making him the first United States Marine Corps officer to ever do so. He served in the Marines until his retirement at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1834.


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  • Added: 3 Apr 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5036
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Marshall Gamble (12 Mar 1790–11 Sep 1836), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5036, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .