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AUER, JOHN

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On board the U.S.S. Lancaster, Marseille, France, 20 November 1883. Jumping overboard, Auer rescued from drowning a French lad who had fallen into the sea from a stone pier astern of the ship.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Ordinary Seaman Apprentice U.S.S. Lancaster

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1883 New York

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Lancaster, Marseille, France, 20 November 1883. Jumping overboard, Auer rescued from drowning a French lad who had fallen into the sea from a stone pier astern of the ship.