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SMITH, JOHN

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For jumping overboard from the U.S.S. Shenandoah, at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 19 September 1880, and rescuing from drowning James Grady, first class fireman.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Seaman U.S.S. Shenandoah

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1880 Bermuda

Citation

For jumping overboard from the U.S.S. Shenandoah, at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 19 September 1880, and rescuing from drowning James Grady, first class fireman.