His duties required him to be at points of great danger in directing his officers and men, and he exhibited conspicuous courage, coolness, and skill in his conduct of the fighting.Upon his courage and skill depended, in great measure, success or failure.Brought to you by the organization that built The Wall, the Vietnam Veterans Virtual Memorial Wall is dedicated to honoring, remembering and sharing the legacies of all those who died in the Vietnam War.
We must never forget the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Help us build the Education Center at The Wall so their legacies are never forgotten.His responsibilities were great and he met them in a manner worthy of commendation. 177 (December 4, 1915)Action Date: April 21 & 22, 1914Service: Marine Corps Rank: Lieutenant Colonel Company: Commanding Officer Regiment: 2d Regiment (Marines) See more recipients of this award Awarded for actions during the Spanish-American War The Secretary of the Navy takes pleasure in transmitting to First Lieutenant Wendell Cushing Neville (MCSN: 0-711), United States Marine Corps, the Brevet Medal which is awarded in accordance with Marine Corps Order No.26 (1921), for conspicuous conduct in battle while serving with Company D, First Marine (Huntington's) Battalion, at Guantanamo, Cuba, on 13 June 1898. During the period from 1898 to 1918, he spent fourteen years in foreign service, serving in the Spanish-American War, the Boxer Rebellion in China, Mexico, and the Philippine Insurrection, earning both the Medal of Honor and the Brevet Medal.From March 5, 1929 until his death on July 8, 1930, he served as the 14th Commandant of the U. In command of the 2d Regiment Marines, Lieutenant Colonel Neville was in both days' fighting and almost continually under fire from soon after landing, about noon on the 21st, until we were in possession of the city, about noon of the 22d.We happily take reservations by phone at 614-818-0400.