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 Middleton Stuart Elliott

Middleton Stuart Elliott

Birth
Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA
Death 29 Oct 1952 (aged 80)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot Section P, Grave 2628
Memorial ID 9728 · View Source
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Vera Cruz Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Graduating from medical school at Columbia College in Washington, D.C., he began his Navy career as an Assistant Surgeon in 1896. He went on to serve as a commander of Navy hospitals in Parris Island, South Carolina and Washington, D.C. In 1914, he was serving on the Battleship USS Florida, on assignment off the coast of Vera Cruz, Mexico. During the battle engagements at Vera Cruz, Mexico, on April 21-21, 1914, Surgeon Elliott was eminent and conspicuous in the efficient establishment, plus operation of the base hospital. Through his judgment and courage, he supervised first aid stations on the firing line and the removal the wounded. For most distinguished conduct, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on December 4, 1915. Remaining in the Navy, he went on to serve in World War I, World War II and retired a US Navy Vice Admiral.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9728
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Middleton Stuart Elliott (16 Oct 1872–29 Oct 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9728, citing Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .