John King (1862 - 1938)

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Birthplace: Ireland
Death: Died
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About John King

Two Medals of Honor

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the

Medal of Honor

to

KING, JOHN

First Award - Peace Time Heroism


Rank and organization: Watertender, U.S. Navy. Born: 7 February 1865, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 72, 6 December 1901.

Citation:

On board the U.S.S. Vicksburg, for heroism in the line of his profession at the time of the accident to the boilers, 29 May 1901.


Second Award - Peace Time Heroism

Rank and organization: Watertender, U.S. Navy. Born: 7 February 1865, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 40, 19 October 1909.

Citation:

Watertender, serving on board the U.S.S. Salem, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession on the occasion of the accident to one of the boilers of that vessel, 13 September 1909.

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John King's Timeline

1862
February 7, 1862
Ireland
1938
May 20, 1938
Age 76
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Hot Springs, AR, USA