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Lewis C Lucas

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Awards  Marine Corps Brevet Medal

Died  1939
Name  Lewis Lucas
Rank  Lieutenant colonel
Born  November 3, 1867 Marietta, Ohio (1867-11-03)
Allegiance  United States of America
Place of burial  Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States
Service/branch  United States Marine Corps

Battles/wars  Spanish–American War
Battles and wars  Spanish–American War

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.

Presidential citation

Citation

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.

References

Lewis C. Lucas Wikipedia


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