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First Name: Jesse

Last Name: Dyer

Birthplace: St. Paul, MN, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Marines (present)

Home of Record: MN
Middle Name: Farley

Date of Birth: 02 December 1877

Date of Death: 31 March 1955

Rank: Brigadier General

Years Served: 1903 - 1942
Jesse Farley Dyer

•  Occupation of Veracruz (1914)


Jesse Farley Dyer

Brigadier General, U.S. Marine Corps

Medal of Honor Recipient

Occupation of Veracruz

Brigadier General Jesse Farley Dyer (2 December 1877 - 31 March 1955) was a U.S. Marine Corps officer who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Occupation of Veracruz.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Captain, U.S. Marine Corps

Citation: For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21 and 22 April 1914; was in both days fighting at the head of his company, and was eminent and conspicuous in his conduct, leading his men with skill and courage.

Death and Burial

Brigadier General Jesse Farley Dyer died 31 March 1955. He is buried at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, CA, in Section P, Grave 1606.

Honoree ID: 1991   Created by: MHOH




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