John Grady – Captain, United States Navy

Born in Canada, December 25, 1872, he earned the Medal of Honor while serving as Lieutenant, United States Navy, at Vera Cruz, Mexico, on April 22, 1914. He remained in the Navy, retiring as a Captain.

He died on December 9, 1956 and was buried in Section 4 of Arlington National Cemetery.

He was also the recipient of the Navy Cross.


GRADY, JOHN

Rank and organization: Lieutenant, U.S. Navy. Born: 25 December 1872, Canada. Appointed from: Massachusetts. G.O. No.: 177, 4 December 1915. Other Navy award: Navy Cross.

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.

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GRADY, JOHN

  • CAPT   US NAVY
  • SPANISH AMERICAN WAR, WORLD WAR I
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 12/25/1872
  • DATE OF DEATH: 12/09/1956
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 2723-2RH
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

GRADY, MAY F WID OF GRADY, JOHN

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 02/01/1879
  • DATE OF DEATH: 01/23/1961
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 4  SITE 2723-2
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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