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O'NEAL, JOHN

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Serving on board the U.S.S. Kansas, O'Neal displayed great coolness and self-possession at the time Comdr. A.F. Crosman and others were drowned near Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872, and by personal exertion prevented greater loss of life.

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Service

Rank

Division

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

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1872 Ireland

Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Kansas, O'Neal displayed great coolness and self-possession at the time Comdr. A.F. Crosman and others were drowned near Greytown, Nicaragua, 12 April 1872, and by personal exertion prevented greater loss of life.