|George Evans Stewart|
|Born||August 2, 1872|
|Died||March 2, 1946(aged 73)|
|Place of birth||New South Wales|
|Place of death||Portland, Texas|
|Place of burial||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Years of service||1896 - 1931|
|Unit||19th Infantry Regiment|
|Commands held||339th Infantry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||Philippine-American War, World War I, North Russia Intervention, Polar Bear Expedition|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
George Evans was born in New South Wales, Australia August 2, 1872.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, 19th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Passi, Island of Panay, Philippine Islands, November 26, 1899. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: New South Wales. Date of issue: June 26, 1900.
While crossing a river in face of the enemy, this officer plunged in and at the imminent risk of his own life saved from drowning an enlisted man of his regiment.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 ""GEORGE E. STEWART" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: Philippine-American War. United States Army Center of Military History. 23 July 2013. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/philippine.html. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "George E. Stewart". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7885756. Retrieved 2015-05-11.
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