About Thomas Stanton
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Machinist Thomas Stanton, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the fire on board the U.S.S. NORTH DAKOTA, 8 September 1910.
General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 83, September 8, 1910
Action Date: 8-Sep-10
Rank: Chief Machinist
Division: U.S.S. North Dakota