|Born||November 6, 1867|
|Died||December 7, 1937|
|Place of birth||Ireland|
|Place of burial||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1892 - 1922|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Chief Boatswain's Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: November 6, 1867, Ireland. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 534, November 29, 1899.
On board the U.S.S. Alliance, 28 May 1899. Displaying heroism, Shanahan rescued William Steven, quartermaster, first class, from drowning.
- "Patrick Shanahan (Medal of Honor)". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7881312. Retrieved 2008-09-16.
- Arlington National Cemetery
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