John J. Clausey facts for kids
John J. Clausey
May 16, 1875|
San Francisco, California
|Died||September 9, 1951(aged 76)|
|Place of burial||
Golden Gate National Cemetery San Bruno, California
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Navy|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Clausey was born May 16, 1875 in San Francisco, California. He joined the navy where he was stationed aboard the USS Bennington as a chief gunner's mate. On July 21, 1905 one of the USS Bennington’s boilers exploded while it was in San Diego, California. Because of his actions he received the Medal January 5, 1906.
He died September 9, 1951. He is buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery San Bruno, California. His grave is in section C, grave 121-B.
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Chief Gunner's Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 16 May 1875, San Francisco, Calif. Accredited to: California. G.O. No.: 13, 5 January 1906.
On board the U.S.S. Bennington for extraordinary heroism displayed at the time of the explosion of a boiler of that vessel at San Diego, Calif., 21 July 1905.
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