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McCLOY, JOHN

mccloy john

Second Award For heroism in leading three picket launches along Vera Cruz sea front, drawing Mexican fire and enabling cruisers to save our men onshore, 22 April 1914. Though wounded, he gallantly remained at his post.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Chief Boatswain (highest rank: Lieutenant Commander)

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Mexican Campaign 1914 Brewster, Putnam County, New York

Citation

Second Award For heroism in leading three picket launches along Vera Cruz sea front, drawing Mexican fire and enabling cruisers to save our men onshore, 22 April 1914. Though wounded, he gallantly remained at his post.