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The Haitian Campaign Medal (1915)


The Haitian Campaign Medal (1915)

[Historical note: Personnel who qualified for the original Haitian Campaign Medal, 1915 (at left in photo) and subsequently qualified for the Haitian Campaign Medal, 1919-20 (at right in photo) were not issued the more recent medal. Instead, they received a clasp emblazoned with the dates "1919-1920" for wear on the ribbon of the 1915 medal.]

The Haitian Campaign Medal was issued to any officer or enlisted man of the Navy or Marine Corps who served in Haiti during the period of 09 July 1915 to 06 December 1915, or any part of such period; also officers and enlisted men who were attached to vessels mentioned in the following list between the dates opposite each vessel(Navy Department General Order No. 305 of 22 June 1917): 

USS Castine 04 Aug. 1915-06 Dec. 1915 USS Celtic 28 Oct. 1915-09 Nov. 1915 " " 28 Nov. 1915-06 Dec. 1915 USS Connecticut 04 Aug. 1915-02 Dec. 1915 USS Culgoa 06 Sep. 1915-08 Oct. 1915 USS Eagle 09 Jul. 1915-02 Nov. 1915 USS Marietta 31 Aug. 1915-19 Sep. 1915 " " 02 Dec. 1915-06 Dec. 1915 USS Nashville 08 Aug. 1915-02 Nov. 1915 USS Osceola 08 Aug. 1915-02 Nov. 1915 USS Patuxent 01 Nov. 1915-06 Dec. 1915 USS Prairie 07 Nov. 1915-06 Dec. 1915 USS Sacramento 09 Sep. 1915-06 Dec. 1915 USS Tennessee 15 Aug. 1915-18 Aug. 1915 " " 31 Aug. 1915-03 Sep. 1915 USS Washington 09 Jul. 1915-06 Dec. 1915

Source: U.S. Navy Awards Manual, 1948, 1953

14 June 1998

 

Published: Mon May 01 12:19:52 EDT 2017