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John C. O'Connor

Home of record: Jersey City New Jersey


Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Spanish-American War

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal in lieu of the Certificate of Merit previously issued to First Sergeant John C. O'Connor, United States Army, for distinguished services as a member of Battery G, 3d Artillery Regiment, in the campaign in the Philippine Islands, from 31 July 1898 to 1 January 1901.

General Orders: D.S.M. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit under the provisions of the act of Congress July 9, 1918)

Action Date: July 31, 1898 - January 1, 1901

Service: Army

Rank: First Sergeant

Company: Battery G

Regiment: 3d Artillery Regiment