Hugh P. Mullin
|Hugh P. Mullin|
Mullin's grave marker at Golden Gate National Cemetery
|Birth name||Hugh Patrick Mullin|
March 20, 1878|
Richmond, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||June 9, 1948(aged 70)|
|Place of burial||Golden Gate National Cemetery|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citation
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.
He died in Fresno, California.
- ""MULLIN, HUGH P." entry". Medal of Honor recipients: Philippine-American War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-04-09.
- "Hugh P. Mullin". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved September 2, 2010.
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