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CATLIN, ALBERTUS

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For distinguished conduct in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion, Maj. Catlin exhibited courage and skill in leading his men through the action of the 22d and in the final occupation of the city.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Marine Corps Major (highest rank: Brigadier General) 3d Marines

Conflict

Year of honor

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Mexican Campaign 1914 Gowanda, Cattaraugus County, New York

Citation

For distinguished conduct in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion, Maj. Catlin exhibited courage and skill in leading his men through the action of the 22d and in the final occupation of the city.