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Philip Gaughan
Birth: Mar. 17, 1865
County Mayo, Ireland
Death: Dec. 31, 1913

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Belmullet, Count Mayo, Ireland, he served in the United States Marine Corps during the War with Spain as a Sergeant on board the "USS Nashville". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, on May 11, 1898. His citation reads "Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Gaughan set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action." His Medal was awarded to him on July 7, 1899. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Holy Cross Cemetery
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 54, Range 12, Lot 42
GPS (lat/lon): 39.9304, 75.2539
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Feb 23, 2003
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Philip Gaughan
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Philip Gaughan
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 Added: Apr. 27, 2017

- Mary Alequin
 Added: Nov. 23, 2016
Your courageous service to our country is remembered by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Mar. 19, 2015
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