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CMOHS.org - Sergeant GAUGHAN, PHILIP, U.S. Marine Corps

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GAUGHAN, PHILIP

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Marine Corps
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Born: 17 March 1865, Belmullet, Ireland
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: Pennsylvania
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GAUGHAN, PHILIP Photo
 
Citation

On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Gaughan set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.