John L. Canley
John Lee Canley (December 20, 1937 – May 11, 2022) was a United States Marine and a recipient of the United States military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in January/February 1968 during the Battle of Huế. At the time of this action Canley was a gunnery sergeant with Company A, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines. Canley was originally awarded the Navy Cross but this was upgraded to the Medal of Honor, which was presented on October 17, 2018.
|Born||December 20, 1937|
Caledonia, Arkansas, U.S.
|Died||May 11, 2022 84) (aged|
Bend, Oregon, U.S.
|Service/||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1953–1981|
|Unit||1st Battalion, 1st Marines|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Bronze Star Medal with "V" device