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Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz) - U.S. Navy

Frank Friday Fletcher

Details
  • Rank: Rear Admiral
  • Conflict/Era: Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz)
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 21, 1914
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vera Cruz, Mexico
Citation
For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21-22 April 1914. Under fire, Rear Adm. Fletcher was eminent and conspicuous in the performance of his duties; was senior officer present at Vera Cruz, and the landing and the operations of the landing force were carried out under his orders and directions. In connection with these operations, he was at times onshore and under fire.
Medal of Honor Recipient Frank F. Fletcher
Medal of Honor Recipient Frank F. Fletcher
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Iowa
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: November 23, 1855, Marshalltown, Marshall County, IA, United States
  • Died: November 28, 1928
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (3-1933), Arlington, VA, United States
  • Location of Medal: Naval Historical Center, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC
 

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