Hugh P. Mullin

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Hugh P. Mullin
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Mullin's grave marker at Golden Gate National Cemetery
Birth name Hugh Patrick Mullin
Born (1878-03-20)March 20, 1878
Richmond, Illinois, U.S.
Died June 9, 1948(1948-06-09) (aged 70)
Place of burial Golden Gate National Cemetery
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Navy
Rank Seaman
Unit USS Texas
Battles/wars Philippine-American War
Awards Medal of Honor

Hugh Patrick Mullin (March 20, 1878 – June 9, 1848) was an Seaman in the United States Navy and a Medal of Honor recipient.

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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.


Mullin served in the Philippines and rose to the rank of Chief Master at Arms.

He died in Fresno, California.

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