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First Name: Cary

Last Name: Langhorne

Birthplace: Lynchburg, VA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Navy (present)


Home of Record: VA
Middle Name: DeVall

Date of Birth: 14 May 1873

Date of Death: 25 April 1948

Rank or Rate: Commander

Years Served: 1898 - 1919
Cary DeVall Langhorne

•  Occupation of Veracruz (1914)


Cary DeVall Langhorne

Commander, U.S. Navy

Medal of Honor Recipient

Occupation of Veracruz

Commander Cary DeVall Langhorne (14 May 1873 - 25 April 1948) was a U.S. Navy officer and surgeon who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Occupation of Veracruz.

Cary DeVall Langhorne was born on 14 May 1873 in Lynchburg, VA.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Surgeon, U.S. Navy

Citation: For extraordinary heroism in battle, engagement of Vera Cruz, 22 April 1914. Surg. Langhorne carried a wounded man from the front of the Naval Academy while under heavy fire.

Death and Burial

Commander Cary DeVall Langhorne died on 25 April 1948. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA, in Section 11, Grave 868.

Honoree ID: 2010   Created by: MHOH




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