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

Frederick Vallette McNair Jr.

  • Rank: Lieutenant (Highest Rank: Captain)
  • Conflict/Era: Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz)
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 22, 1914
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vera Cruz, Mexico
For distinguished conduct in battle engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Lt. McNair was eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion. He exhibited courage and skill in leading his men through the action of the 22d and in the final occupation of the city.
Medal of Honor Recipient Frederick V. McNair Jr.
Medal of Honor Recipient Frederick V. McNair Jr.
Additional Details
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: March 13, 1882, MD, United States
  • Died: September 2, 1962
  • Buried: U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery (PM) (13-406) , Annapolis, MD, United States

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