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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 25/12/1872 New Brunswick, Canada. d. 09/12/1956 ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/04/1914 Veracruz, Mexico.

 

A Lieutenant in the United States Navy and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz.

 

He died December 9, 1956 and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For distinguished conduct in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. During the second day's fighting, the service performed by Lt. Grady, in command of the 2d Regiment, Artillery, was eminent and conspicuous. From necessarily exposed positions, he shelled the enemy from the strongest position.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Plot: Section 4 Lot 2723-2-RH

John Grady

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