|George M. Shelton|
|Born||December 23, 1877|
|Died||January 18, 1949(aged 71)|
|Place of birth||Brownwood, Texas|
|Place of death||San Francisco, California|
|Place of burial||San Francisco National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company I, 23d U.S. Infantry|
World War I
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Private, Company I, 23d U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At La Paz, Leyte, Philippine Islands, April 26, 1900. Entered service at: Billington, Tex. Birth: Brownwood, Tex. Date of issue: March 10, 1902.
Advanced alone under heavy fire of the enemy and rescued a wounded comrade.
- ""SHELTON, GEORGE M." entry". Medal of Honor recipients: Philippine-American War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/philippine.html. Retrieved 2008-04-21.
- ""SHELTON, GEORGE M." entry". Handbook of Texas Online. The Texas State Historical Association. http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/SS/fshub.html. Retrieved 2008-04-22.
- "George M. Shelton". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=3541814. Retrieved 2008-07-02.
- Texas State Cemetery
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