Daniel Daly

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Sgt. Maj. Daniel Joseph Daly

Sergeant Major Daniel Joseph "Dan" Daly (November 11 1873April 27 1937) was a United States Marine and one of nineteen U.S. servicemen to have been awarded the Medal of Honor twice. He earned his first Medal of Honor during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900, and the second in Haiti in 1915. Daly and Major General Smedley Butler are the only Marines who earned two Medals of Honor in two separate actions.


  • I can't see how a single man could spend his time to better advantage than in the Marines.
    • 1919
    • Who's Who in Marine Corps History: "Daniel Daly"

About Daly[edit]

  • The fightinest Marine I ever knew.
  • It was an object lesson to have served with him.
    • Maj. Gen. Butler
    • Who's Who in Marine Corps History: "Daniel Daly"

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