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HUGHES, JOHN

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For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21-22 April 1914. Capt. Hughes was in both days' fighting at the head of his company, and was eminent and conspicuous in his conduct, leading his men with skill and courage.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Marine Corps Captain (highest rank: Colonel)

Conflict

Year of honor

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Mexican Campaign 1914 New York, New York

Citation

For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21-22 April 1914. Capt. Hughes was in both days' fighting at the head of his company, and was eminent and conspicuous in his conduct, leading his men with skill and courage.