The Gentleman Marine

Harding, Stephen
November 2010
Military History;Nov2010, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p19
The article profiles Henry L. Hulbert, a U.S. Marine Corps private who received the Medal of Honor for distinguishing himself in an armed confrontation between the Marines and insurgents in Samoa in April 1899. Born in Yorkshire, England, Hulbert came to San Francisco, California after his dismissal from the British colonial service in Malaya in 1897, and joined the Marines in 1898. He gained more decorations and was promoted to lieutenant while fighting in World War I, and was killed in action in France on October 14, 1918.


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