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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 14/05/1873 Lynchburg, Virginia.  d. 25/04/1948 ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/04/1914 Veracruz, Mexico.

 

Mexican Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Navy as a Surgeon during the 1914 Vera Cruz, Mexico Campaign. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on April 22, 1914.

 

His Medal was awarded to him on December 4, 1915. He remained in the US Navy, rising to the rank of Commander in the Naval Reserve Forces.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For extraordinary heroism in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Surg. Langhorne carried a wounded man from the front of the Naval Academy while under heavy fire.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 11, Grave 868-SS

Carey DeVall Langhorne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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