|George Frederick Mager|
|Born||February 23, 1875|
|Died||April 12, 1938(aged 63)|
|Place of birth||Phillipsburg, New Jersey|
|Place of burial||Greenwood Cemetery Trenton, New Jersey|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Rank||Apprentice First Class|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
He died on April 12, 1938 and is buried in Greenwood Cemetery Trenton, New Jersey.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Apprentice First Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 23 February 1875, Philipsburg, N.J. Accredited to: New Jersey. G.O. No.: 529, 2 November 1899.
On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Mager displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "War with Spain; Mager, George Frederick entry". Medal of Honor recipients. United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/warspain.html. Retrieved July 13, 2010.
- ↑ "George Frederick Mager". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7199717. Retrieved July 13, 2010.
- "George Frederick Mager". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=1085. Retrieved July 13, 2010.
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