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LANNON, JAMES

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For extraordinary heroism in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Lt. Lannon assisted a wounded man under heavy fire, and after returning to his battalion, was himself desperately wounded.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Lieutenant (highest rank: Rear Admiral)

Conflict

Year of honor

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Mexican Campaign 1914 Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia

Citation

For extraordinary heroism in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Lt. Lannon assisted a wounded man under heavy fire, and after returning to his battalion, was himself desperately wounded.