John King
U.S. Navy

Date of Birth:  Feb 07, 1862
Place of Birth: 
County Mayo, Ireland
Entered Service At: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
May 20, 1938
Place of Burial: 
Calvary Cemetery - Hot Springs, AR

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War or Period:  Peace Time Award
Rank at Time of Action: 
Watertender
Date/Place Of Action: 
May 29, 1901 - at Sea
Unit: 
USS Vicksburg
Date of Award: 
Dec 06, 1901
Synopsis: 
For heroism in the line of his profession at the time of an accident to the ship's boiler.

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War or Period:  Peace Time Award
Rank at Time of Action: 
Watertender
Date/Place Of Action: 
Sep 13, 1909 - at Sea
Unit: 
USS Salem
Date of Award: 
Oct 19, 1909
Synopsis: 
For extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession on the occasion of the accident to one of the boilers on his ship.


John McCloy
U.S. Navy

Date of Birth:  Jan 03, 1876
Place of Birth: 
Brewster, NY
Entered Service At:
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
May 25, 1945
Place of Burial: 
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, VA

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War or Period:  Boxer Rebellion, China
Rank at Time of Action: 
Coxswain
Date/Place Of Action: 
Jun 20-22, 1900 - Wu-Tsing-Hune and near Peh- Tsang, China
Unit: 
USS Newark
Date of Award: 
Jul 19, 1901
Synopsis: 
Distinguished himself by meritorious conduct in the presence of the enemy during the relief expedition of Allied forces in China.

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War or Period:  Mexican Campaign, Vera Cruz
Rank at Time of Action: 
Chief Boatswain
Date/Place Of Action: 
Apr 22, 1914 - Vera Cruz, Mexico
Date of Award: 
Dec 4, 1915
Synopsis: 
For heroism in leading three picket launches along Vera Cruz sea front, drawing enemy fire and enabling cruisers to save our men onshore.  Though wounded, he gallantly remained at his post.

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