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THAYER, JAMES

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For rescuing from drowning a boy serving with him on the U.S.S. Constitution, at the Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va., 16 November 1879.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Ship's Corporal U.S.S. Constitution

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1879 Ireland

Citation

For rescuing from drowning a boy serving with him on the U.S.S. Constitution, at the Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va., 16 November 1879.