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GILLICK, MATTHEW

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Serving on board the U.S.S. Lancaster at Marseille, France, 20 November 1883. Jumping overboard from the Lancaster, Gillick 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

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Division

U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate U.S.S. Lancaster

Conflict

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born

Interim 1883 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island

Citation

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