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John Grady

Date of birth: December 25, 1872
Date of death: December 09, 1956
Burial location: Arlington, Virginia
Place of Birth: Canada, New Brunswick
Home of record: Massachusetts

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Dominican Republic Occupation

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant John Grady, United States Navy, for distinguished conduct in battle during the engagement of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 22 April 1914. During the second day's fighting, the service performed by Lieutenant Grady, in command of the 2d Regiment, Artillery, was eminent and conspicuous. From necessarily exposed positions, he shelled the enemy from the strongest position.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 177 (December 4, 1915)

Action Date: 22-Apr-14

Service: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant

Regiment: 2d Regiment (Artillery)

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Commander John Grady, United States Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. WILHELMINA, engaged in the important, exacting and hazardous duty of transporting and escorting troops and supplies to European ports through waters infested with enemy submarines and mines during World War I.

Action Date: World War I

Service: Navy

Company: Commanding Officer

Division: U.S.S. Wilhelmina