The President of the United
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
LANNON, JAMES PATRICK
Rank and organization: Lieutenant, U.S.
Navy. Born: 12 October 1878, Alexandria, Va. Accredited to: Virginia. G.O.
No.: 177, 4 December 1915. Other Navy award: Navy Cross.
For extraordinary heroism in battle,
engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Lt. Lannon assisted a wounded man under heavy
fire, and after returning to his battalion was himself desperately wounded.
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