Landsman, USS Wachusett, U.S. Navy. Awarded for actions off Cowes, England.
August 07, 1872
Alexander Bradley, also known as Neil Bonner, was born September 19, 1851, in Boston, MA. He left the Navy while still a landsman, died March 6, 1925 at age 73 and was buried in Akron, OH.
Citation: On board the USS Wachusett off Cowes [England], 7 August 1872. Jumping overboard into a strong tideway, Bradley attempted to save Philip Cassidy, landsman, of the USS Wabash, from drowning.