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George F. Brock
Born October 18, 1872(1872-10-18) (age 145)
Place of birth Cleveland, Ohio
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Navy
Rank Carpenter's Mate Second Class
Unit USS Bennington
Battles/wars Peacetime award
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.

Citation:

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.[1]

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