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LCDR John McCloy

LCDR John McCloy

Birth
Brewster, Putnam County, New York, USA
Death 24 May 1945 (aged 69)
Leonia, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 8, Lot 5246
Memorial ID 7959 · View Source
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Double Medal of Honor Recipient. Rank and organization: Coxswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 3 January 1876, Brewsters, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901. Other Navy award: Second Medal of Honor. Citation: In action with the relief expedition of the Allied forces in China, 13, 20, 21, and 22 June 1900. During this period and in the presence of the enemy, Coxswain McCloy distinguished himself by meritorious conduct. Rank and organization: Chief Boatswain, U.S. Navy. Born: 3 January 1876, Brewster, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 177, 4 December 1915. Other Navy awards: Second Medal of Honor, Navy Cross. Citation: For heroism in leading 3 picket launches along Vera Cruz sea front, drawing Mexican fire and enabling cruisers to save our men on shore, 22 April 1914. Though wounded, he gallantly remained at his post.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 26 Dec 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7959
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LCDR John McCloy (3 Jan 1876–24 May 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7959, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .