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

Jonas Howard Ingram

  • Rank: Lieutenant, j.g.
  • 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. During the second day's fighting the service performed by him was eminent and conspicuous. He was conspicuous for skillful and effieient handling of the artillery and machine guns of the Arkansas battalion, for which he was specially commended in reports.

Medal of Honor Recipient Jonas H. Ingram
Medal of Honor Recipient Jonas H. Ingram
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Indiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: October 15, 1887, Jeffersonville, Clark County, IN, United States
  • Died: September 10, 1952, San Diego, CA, United States
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (30-643-RH), Arlington, VA, United States

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