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SADLER, WILLIAM

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For jumping overboard from the U.S.S. Saratoga, off Coasters Harbor Island, R.I., 25 June 1881, and sustaining until picked up by a boat from the ship, Frank Gallagher, second class boy, who had fallen overboard.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Captain of the Top U.S.S. Saratoga

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1881 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

Citation

For jumping overboard from the U.S.S. Saratoga, off Coasters Harbor Island, R.I., 25 June 1881, and sustaining until picked up by a boat from the ship, Frank Gallagher, second class boy, who had fallen overboard.