Rank(s): Marine Private
Dates of Service: 11/7/1811 - 10/4/1812
Birth Date: 1786
John Wells was born in 1786 in Connecticut.
Wells enlisted in the Marine Corps on November 7, 1811 at Philadelphia. His rank was private. He entered USS Constitution on July 1, 1812 at Washington Navy Yard. He deserted on October 4, 1812 at Boston.
Battles and Engagements
Wells was on board for the battle with HMS Guerriere .
Wells’s date and place of death are unknown.