|George F. Brock|
|Born||October 18, 1872(age 145)|
|Place of birth||Cleveland, Ohio|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Rank||Carpenter's Mate Second Class|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
George F. Brock (born October 18, 1872 in Cleveland, Ohio) was a United States Navy Carpenter's Mate received the Medal of Honor for actions on board the USS Bennington off San Diego, California during a boiler explosion which killed 62 enlisted men and one officer.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Carpenter's Mate Second Class, U.S. Navy. Born: October 18, 1872, Cleveland, Ohio. Accredited to: California. G.O. No.: 13, January 5, 1906.
Serving on board the U.S.S. Bennington for extraordinary heroism displayed at the time of the explosion of that vessel at San Diego, Calif., 21 July 1905.
- ↑ "Medal of Honor recipients". United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/inter1901-11.html. Retrieved January 6, 2010.
- This article incorporates from websites or documents of the United States Army Center of Military History.
- "Home of Heroes". http://www.homeofheroes.com/moh/citations_peace/brock_george.html. Retrieved September 29, 2010.
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