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John Arthur Hughes

Born: Nov 2, 1880

Death: May 25, 1942

Birthplace: Manhattan

Nationality: United States

John Arthur Hughes

Date of Birth : Nov 2, 1880
Date of Death : May 25, 1942
Birth Place : Manhattan

John Arthur Hughes was an officer in the United States Marine Corps and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz. Hughes joined the Marine Corps in March 1900, and was commissioned as an officer in December 1901. As the result of a gas attack during the Battle of Saint-Mihiel, he was medically retired with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in July 1919. Hughes died on May 25, 1942 and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. His grave can be found in section 8, lot 5265.

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