Date of birth: May 22, 1892
Place of birth: Revere, Massachusetts
John enlisted in the Navy in 1917 and was stationed on
board the USS Jacob Jones DD-61 on 06 April 17. He
served as a Fireman 3rd class and then was promoted to Fireman
2nd Class. At the time of enlistment John was a husband
and a father, he had a 2 year old son named William, little
did he know that William would follow in his footsteps.
He was survived by His father, mother, wife and son.
John created a line of Naval Service for his family stemming
from his Son to his Granddaughters husband to 3 of his
great-grandsons, and the line will continue.