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Hugh P. Mullin
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Mullin's grave marker at Golden Gate National Cemetery
Born (1878-03-20)March 20, 1878
Died June 9, 1948(1948-06-09)
Place of birth Richmond, Illinois
Place of burial Golden Gate National Cemetery
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Navy
Rank Seaman
Unit USS Texas
Battles/wars Philippine-American War
Awards Medal of Honor

Hugh Patrick Mullin was an Seaman in the United States Navy and a Medal of Honor recipient.

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: March 20, 1878, Richmond, Ill. Accredited to: Illinois. G.O. No.: 537, January 8, 1900.


On board the U.S.S. Texas during the coaling of that vessel at Hampton Roads, Va., 11 November 1899. Jumping overboard while wearing a pair of heavy rubber boots and at great risk to himself, Mullin rescued Alfred Kosminski, apprentice, second class, who fell overboard, by supporting him until he was safely hauled from the water.

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