Hayes, Webb, C., COL

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1899-1899, HHC, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry
Service Years
1898 - 1919



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Date of Passing
Jul 26, 1934
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Official Badges 

Presidential Service Badge 5th Corps

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  1919, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Rank and organization: Lieutenant Colonel, 31st Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Vigan, Luzon, Philippine Islands, December 4, 1899. Entered service at: Fremont, Ohio. Born: March 20, 1856, Cincinnati, Ohio. Date of issue: December 17, 1902.


Pushed through the enemy's lines alone, during the night, from the beach to the beleaguered force at Vigan, and returned the following morning to report the condition of affairs to the Navy and secure assistance.
Other Comments:

The son of President Hayes, Webb Cook Hayes is one of only two "sons of a President" to receive the Medal of Honor. Mr. Hayes entered politics himself and served as a member of the Ohio state legislature.

His Fathers Profile:

Hayes, Rutherford (19TH PRESIDENT), MG -Passed

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1898, Basic Training Waived (ARNG Pre WWII), B/1
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 31st Infantry
  1899-1899, HHC, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of San Juan Hill
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1900-1900 Boxer Rebellion (China Relief Service)
  1917-1918 World War I
 Colleges Attended 
Cornell University
  1873-1875, Cornell University
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