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 John Everetts

John Everetts

Birth
Thorold, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Death 12 Sep 1956 (aged 79)
Burial East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Plot Distinguished Service Section, Site 36
Memorial ID 9223 · View Source
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US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy as a Gunner's Mate, Third Class. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on February 11, 1898. His citation reads "Serving on board the "USS Cushing", 11 February 1898, Everetts displayed gallant conduct in attempting to save the life of the late Ens. Joseph C. Breckinridge, U.S. Navy, who fell overboard at sea from that vessel". His Medal was issued on May 20, 1898.

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MEDAL OF HONOR CGM US NAVY USS CUSHING


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  • Added: 4 May 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9223
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Everetts (25 Aug 1877–12 Sep 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9223, citing Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .