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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 27/11/1873 Patoka, Illinois.  d. 25/07/1928 Boston, Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 21/05/1898 Cavite, Manila Bay, Philippines.

 

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Fireman First Class on board the "USS Concord". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery off Cavite, Manila Bay, Philippine Islands, on May 21, 1898.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Following the blowing out of a lower manhole plate joint on boiler B of that vessel, Hull assisted in hauling the fires in the hot, vapor-filled atmosphere, which necessitated the playing of water into the fireroom from a hose.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HAVEN HILL CEMETERY, OLNEY, ILLINOIS.

Lot 1390

James Lott Hull

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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