Seaman, United States Navy
in Belfast, Ireland, on April 13, 1870, he earned the
while serving aboard the USS Petrel on March 31, 1901.
He died on January 5, 1936 and was buried in
Section 6 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 13 April 1870, Bellfast, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 85, 22 March 1902.
On board the U.S.S. Petrel for heroism and gallantry, fearlessly exposing his own life to danger in saving others on the occasion of the flre on board that vessel, 31 March 1901.
Photo Courtesy of Raymond L. Collins