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Henry Lewis Hulbert

Date of birth: January 12, 1867
Date of death: October 4, 1918
Burial location: Arlington, Virginia
Place of Birth: England, Kingston upon Hull
Home of record: Riverdale Maryland
Status: KIA

Private Hulbert rose to the rank of Lieutenant, and while serving during World War I, was killed in action near Mont Blanc, France.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Samoan Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Henry Lewis Hulbert (MCSN: 69542), United States Marine Corps, for distinguished conduct in the presence of the enemy while serving with the Marine Guard, U.S.S. Philadelphia in action at Samoa, Philippine Islands, 1 April 1899.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 55 (July 19, 1901)

Action Date: April 1, 1899

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Private

Company: Marine Guard Detachment

Division: U.S.S. Philadelphia

Distinguished Service Cross

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) to Gunner Henry Lewis Hulbert (MCSN: 69542), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while serving with the Fifth Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, A.E.F., in action at Chateau-Thierry, France, 6 June 1918. Gunner Hulbert displayed extraordinary heroism during attack on the enemy's lines, during which time he constantly exposed himself to the enemy's fire without regard for personal danger, thereby assuring the delivery of supplies.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 110 (1918)

Action Date: 6-Jun-18

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: 5th Regiment (Marines)

Division: 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces

Navy Cross

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy Cross (Posthumously) to Gunner Henry Lewis Hulbert (MCSN: 69542), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while serving with the 5th Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, A.E.F. in action at Chateau-Thierry, France, 6 June 1918. Gunner Hulbert displayed extraordinary heroism during attack on the enemy's lines, during which time he constantly exposed himself to the enemy's fire without regard for personal danger, thereby assuring the delivery of supplies.

Action Date: 6-Jun-18

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Gunner

Regiment: 5th Regiment (Marines)

Division: 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces

Silver Star Citation

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

By direction of the President, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved July 9, 1918 (Bul. No. 43, W.D., 1918) Second Lieutenant Henry Lewis Hulbert (MCSN: 69542), United States Marine Corps, is cited (Posthumously) by the Commanding General, SECOND Division, American Expeditionary Forces, for gallantry in action and a silver star may be placed upon the ribbon of the Victory Medals awarded him. Second Lieutenant Hulbert distinguished himself while serving with the Fifth Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces at Chateau-Thierry, France, 6 June to 10 July 1918.

General Orders: Citation Orders, 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces

Action Date: June 6 - July 10, 1918

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Regiment: Fifth Regiment (Marines)

Division: 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces

Silver Star Citation

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

By direction of the President, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved July 9, 1918 (Bul. No. 43, W.D., 1918) Second Lieutenant Henry Lewis Hulbert (MCSN: 69542), United States Marine Corps, is cited (Posthumously) by the Commanding General, SECOND Division, American Expeditionary Forces, for gallantry in action and a silver star may be placed upon the ribbon of the Victory Medals awarded him. Second Lieutenant Hulbert distinguished himself while serving with the Fifth Regiment (Marines), 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces at Somme Py, France, 1 - 4 October 1918. (SECOND Citation)

General Orders: Citation Orders, 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces

Action Date: October 1 - 4, 1918

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Regiment: Fifth Regiment (Marines)

Division: 2d Division, American Expeditionary Forces