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Patrick Shanahan
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Born (1867-11-06)November 6, 1867
Died December 7, 1937(1937-12-07)
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
Rank Lieutenant
Unit USS Alliance
Awards Medal of Honor

Patrick Shanahan (November 6, 1867 – December 7, 1937) was a United States Navy sailor who received the Medal of Honor.

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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.

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