John P. Cromwell United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient

John P. Cromwell is a 42 years old United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient from Henry, Illinois. John P. Cromwell was born on September 11, 1901 (died on November 19, 1943, he was 42 years old) in Henry, Illinois.

John P. Cromwell



Captain John Philip Cromwell was the most senior submariner awarded the Medal of Honor in World War II and one of the three submarine officers who received it posthumously. In some ways similar to his fellow honoree Howard Gilmore Cromwell consciously chose to sacrifice his own life to safeguard the lives of others in combat that took place in November 1943.
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Is John P. Cromwell still alive?

No, he died on 11/19/1943, 79 years ago. He was 42 years old when he died.

Awards (3)

Awarded Purple Heart , awarded Legionnaire of Legion of Merit , awarded Medal of Honor ,


He graduated from United States Naval Academy

What was John's zodiac sign?

John P. Cromwell zodiac sign was virgo.

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