| Marine Corps Brevet Medal|| 1939|
| November 3, 1867
Marietta, Ohio (1867-11-03) |
United States of America
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States
United States Marine Corps
Lewis C. Lucas Wikipedia
Lewis Clark Lucas (Marietta, Ohio, November 3, 1867 – March 6, 1939) was an American officer serving in the United States Marine Corps during the Spanish–American War who was one of 23 Marine Corps officers approved to receive the Marine Corps Brevet Medal for bravery. He graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1889, and was commissioned in the Marine Corps in 1891.
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Marine Corps Brevet Medal to Lewis Clarke Lucas, First Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps, for conspicuous conduce in battle at Guantanamo, Cuba, 13 June 1898. On 10 August 1898, appointed Captain, by brevet.