"Jack Tar" was a common English term originally used to refer to seamen of the Merchant or Royal Navy, particularly during the period of the British Empire. By World War I the term was used as a nickname for those in the U.S. Navy. Both members of the public and seafarers…Continue
Added by Dee Notaro on January 17, 2015 at 5:00am — 3 Comments
Sergeant Major Daniel Joseph Daly was born 11 November, 1873 in Glen Cove, New York to Daniel John Daly and Ellen Donovan -- presumably both were born somewhere in Ireland?
Daly was twice awarded the Congressional Medal of…Continue
Added by Dee Notaro on November 1, 2014 at 6:00am — 7 Comments
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