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Grote Hutcheson


AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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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 pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Major General Grote Hutcheson, United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility during World War I, in the administration of the Port of Embarkation, Newport News, Virginia, in connection with the shipment of troops overseas.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 18 (1919)

Action Date: World War I

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: Port of Embarkation, Newport News, Virginia

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to Major General Grote Hutcheson, United States Army, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding General, Port of Embarkation, Newport News, Virginia. By his close co-operation with the Commander, Newport News Division, Cruiser and Transport Force, the work of embarking troops and turnaround of transports were greatly expedited.

General Orders: Authority: Navy Book of Distinguished Service (Stringer)

Action Date: World War I

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Commanding General

Division: Port of Embarkation, Newport News, Virginia

Silver Star Citation

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Awarded for actions during the Spanish-American War

Grote Hutcheson, United States Army, was cited for gallantry in action during the Puerto Rican Expedition in 1898.

General Orders: U.S. Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1898

Service: Army

Silver Star Citation

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Awarded for actions during the China Relief

Grote Hutcheson, United States Army, was cited for gallantry in action during the China Relief Expedition in 1900 - 1901. (Second Citation)

General Orders: U.S. Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1900 - 1902

Service: Army

Silver Star Citation

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Awarded for actions during the China Relief

Grote Hutcheson, United States Army, was cited for gallantry in action during the China Relief Expedition in 1900 - 1901. (Third Citation)

General Orders: U.S. Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1900 - 1902

Service: Army