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STOKES, JOHN

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On board the U.S.S. New York off the coast of Jamaica, 31 March 1899. Showing gallant conduct, Stokes jumped overboard and assisted in the rescue of Peter Mahoney, watertender, U.S. Navy.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Chief Master-of-Arms (highest rank: Boatswain) U.S.S. New York

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1899 New York, New York

Citation

On board the U.S.S. New York off the coast of Jamaica, 31 March 1899. Showing gallant conduct, Stokes jumped overboard and assisted in the rescue of Peter Mahoney, watertender, U.S. Navy.