Daniel Joseph Daly
U.S. Marine Corps

Date of Birth:  Nov 11, 1873
Place of Birth: 
Glen Cove, NY
Entered Service At: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
Apr 27, 1937
Place of Burial: 
Cypress Hills National Cemetery -  Brooklyn, NY

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War or Period:  Boxer Rebellion, China
Rank at Time of Action: 
Private
Date/Place Of Action: 
Aug 14, 1900 - Peking, China
Unit: 
USS Newark, Captain Newt Hall's Marine Detachment
Date of Award: 
Jul 19, 1901
Synopsis: 
Distinguished himelf by meritorious conduct in the presence of the enemy during the battle of Peking, China.

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War or Period:  Haitian Campaign, 1915
Rank at Time of Action: 
Gunnery Sergeant
Date/Place Of Action: 
Oct 24, 1915 - Fort Dipitie, Haiti
Unit: 
15th Company, 2d Marine Regiment
Date of Award: 
Date of presentation unknown
Synopsis: 
Fought with exceptional gallantry, against heavy odds when 400 Cacos fired upon the his reconnaissance unit from 3 sides. 


Smedley Darlington Butler
U.S. Marine Corps

Date of Birth:  Jul 30, 1881
Place of Birth: 
West Chester, PA
Entered Service At: 
Pennsylvania
Date of Death: 
Jun 21, 1940
Place of Burial: 
Oakland Cemetery - West Cheser, PA

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War or Period:  Mexican Campaign, Vera Cruz
Rank at Time of Action: 
Major
Date/Place Of Action: 
Apr 22, 1914 - Vera Cruz, Mexico
Unit: 
Battalion Commander
Date of Award: 
Dec 4, 1915
Synopsis: 
Major Butler was eminent and conspicuous in command of his battalion, exhibiting courage and skill in leading his men in the battle at Vera Cruz.

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War or Period:  Hatian Campaign, 1915
Rank at Time of Action: 
Major
Date/Place Of Action: 
Nov 17, 1915 - Fort Riviere, Haiti
Unit: 
Commanding Officer of Marines & Seamen
Date of Award: 
1916
Synopsis: 
For conspicious bravery and forceful leadership in the battle to breach a small opening at Fort Riviere, crushing the Cacos in fighting that became hand-to-hand.

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