John James Doran
|John James Doran|
July 6, 1864|
|Died||February 16, 1904
Fall River, Massachusetts
|Place of burial||Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River, Massachusetts|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1884–1904|
|Unit||USS Marblehead (C-11)
USS Montgomery (C-9)
*Battle of Guantanamo Bay
*Battle of Cienfuegos
*Battle of Fort Cayo del Toro
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, enlisted in the Navy February 8, 1884 and served continuously until his death while serving as chief master-at-arms in USS Montgomery (C-9). He received the Medal of Honor for extraordinary bravery and coolness under heavy fire from the enemy while cutting the cables leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, May 11, 1898.
Medal of Honor citation
On board the USS Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Doran set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.
- List of Medal of Honor recipients for the Spanish–American War
- The Hiker (Fall River, Massachusetts)
- "A list of Spanish American War Veterans buried in Massachusetts". spanamwar.com. Retrieved 2008-06-12.
- "Valor awards for John James Doran".