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Henry McLaren Pinckney Huse

Date of birth: December 8, 1858
Date of death: May 14, 1942
Burial location: Arlington, Virginia
Place of Birth: New York, West Point
Home of record: New York New York

Henry Huse graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Class of 1878. He retired as a Vice Admiral in the U.S. Navy.


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Dominican Republic Occupation

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain Henry McLaren Pinckney Huse, United States Navy, for distinguished conduct in battle during the engagements of Vera Cruz, Mexico, 21 and 22 April 1914. Under fire, Captain Huse was eminent and conspicuous in the performance of his duties; was indefatigable in his labors of a most important character, both with the division commander in directing affairs and in his efforts on shore to get in communication with the Mexican authorities to avoid needlessly prolonging the conflict.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 177 (December 4, 1915)

Action Date: April 21 - 22, 1914

Service: Navy

Rank: Captain