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 Hugh Jocelyn McGrath

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Hugh Jocelyn McGrath

  • Birth 8 Apr 1856 Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 7 Nov 1899 Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
  • Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section 1, Lot 315-ES
  • Memorial ID 7837532

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. McGrath served as a Captain, 4th United States Cavalry. He was awarded his medal posthumously for service at Calamba, Luzon, Philippine Islands, July 26, 1899, during the Philippine Insurrection. His citation reads-Swam the San Juan River in the face of the enemy's fire and drove him from his entrenchments.

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  • Added: 5 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7837532
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hugh Jocelyn McGrath (8 Apr 1856–7 Nov 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7837532, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .