of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
O'CONNER, JAMES F.
Rank and organization: Landsman, Engineer's Force, U.S. Navy. Born: 1862,
Portsmouth, Va. Accredited to: Virginia. G.O. No.: 326, 18 October 1884.
For jumping overboard from the U.S.S. Jean Sands, opposite the Norfolk Navy Yard, on
the night of 15 June 1880, and rescuing from drowning a young girl who had fallen
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