b. 09/04/1850 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. d. 27/07/1910 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 20/04/1877 Montevideo, Uruguay.
Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was also known as Joseph M. Trout. He entered the US Navy in Pennsylvania and served as a Fireman First Class.
Serving on board the U.S.S. Frolic, Trout displayed gallant conduct in endeavoring to save the life of one of the crew of that vessel who had fallen overboard at Montevideo, 20 April 1877.
BURIAL LOCATION: FERNWOOD CEMETERY, FERNWOOD, PENNSYLVANIA.
Section 18, Lot 80, Center Grave
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