17 May 2009

Medal of Honor: J. Morris

JOHN MORRIS

Corporal, US Marine Corps; USS Lancaster

Born: 25 January 1855, New York, New York
Died: unknown

Citation: For leaping overboard from the U.S. Flagship Lancaster, at Villefranche, France, 25 December 1881, and rescuing from drowning Robert Blizzard, ordinary seaman, a prisoner, who had jumped overboard.

1 comment:

John said...

This man is no relation to me. I just have the same name. Thanks for your work getting out the word.

John Morris
US Army Security Agendy 65-69
Vietnam 66-67