Captain, United States Navy
in Canada, December 25, 1872, he earned the
while serving as Lieutenant, United States Navy, at Vera Cruz, Mexico,
on April 22, 1914. He remained in the Navy, retiring as a Captain.
He died on December 9, 1956 and was buried in Section 4 of Arlington National Cemetery.
He was also the recipient of the Navy Cross.
Rank and organization: Lieutenant, U.S. Navy. Born: 25 December 1872, Canada. Appointed from: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 177, 4 December 1915. Other Navy award: Navy Cross.
For distinguished conduct in battle, engagement
of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. During the second day's fighting, the service
performed by Lt. Grady, in command of the 2d Regiment, Artillery, was eminent
and conspicuous. From necessarily exposed positions, he shelled the enemy
from the strongest position.
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006
F WID OF GRADY, JOHN
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