December 1916

In Memoriam to Captains Hirshinger and Low

Volume 1, Issue 4
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Summary of military operations in the attack and capture of Puerto Plata, D. R., during which Captain Herbert J. Hirshinger was killed.

THE landing at Puerto Plata and the occupation of that place were effected on June 1, 1916, by a provisional battalion under command of Major Charles B. Hatch, consisting of the following organizations:

FIRST COMPANY.-Marine Detachment, U. S. S. Rhode Island, Captain Herbert J. Hirshinger, U. S. M. C., commanding; Second Lieutenant Arthur J. White, U. S. M. C., and 64 enlisted men.

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