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CMOHS.org - Captain HUGHES, JOHN ARTHUR, U.S. Marine Corps

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HUGHES, JOHN ARTHUR

Rank: Captain
Organization: U.S. Marine Corps
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Born: 2 November 1880, New York, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At:
G.O. Number: 177
Date of Issue: 12/04/1915
Accredited To: New York
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Citation

For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21 and 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.