Member Spotlight uploaded by Fold3_Team Fold3_Team member photo Fold3_Team
Actions
  • Watch
  • Bookmark

MAJOR LOUIS CUKELA, USMC

Born at Sabenes, Austria, on May 1, 1888, he is a double recipient of the Medal of Honor, one by the Army and one by the Navy for the same action in World War I. He was the last double receipient of the Medal of Honor to die when he passed away at the Naval Medical Center at Bethesda, Maryland, on March 19. 1956. He was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Minnie Strayer Cukela, who died on August 10, 1956, is buried with him.

Comments

There are no comments.

Want to comment on this Spotlight? Sign up for a free account, or sign in (if you're already a member).

Discovered by

SANJIN Member Photo

Image Source Information

Fold3_Team Uploaded by Fold3_Team

Share

Copy and paste this code into HTML for your website.