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

Middleton Stuart Elliott

  • Rank: Surgeon
  • 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

For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21-22 April 1914. Surg. Elliott was eminent and conspicuous in the efficient establishment and operation of the base hospital, and in his cool judgment and courage in supervising first-aid stations on the firing line and removing the wounded.

Medal of Honor Recipient Middleton S. Elliott
Medal of Honor Recipient Middleton S. Elliott
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: South Carolina
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: October 16, 1872, Beaufort, Beaufort County, SC, United States
  • Died: October 29, 1952, Long Beach, CA, United States
  • Buried: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery (MH) (P-2628), San Diego, CA, United States
  • Location of Medal: Congressional Medal of Honor Society, Mt. Pleasant, SC

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