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James P. Lannon

James P. Lannon

Medal of Honor Recipient

Medal of Honor
  • Born: 12 October 1878, Alexandria, Virginia
  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Organization: United States Navy
  • Accredited To: Virginia
  • Navy Cross

Citation

 

For extraordinary heroism in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Lt. Lannon assisted a wounded man under heavy fire, and after returning to his battalion was himself desperately wounded.

This award was given posthumously

 
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