|Born||January 15, 1865|
|Place of birth||Worcester, Massachusetts|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Rank||Fireman First Class|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Mahoney was born January 15, 1865 in Worcester, Massachusetts and after entering the navy was sent fireman first class.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 15 January 1865, Worcester, Mass. Accredited to: Pennsylvania. G.O. No.: 167, 27 August 1904.
On board the U.S.S. Vixen on the night of 28 May 1898. Following the explosion of the lower front manhole gasket of boiler A of that vessel, Mahoney displayed great coolness and self-possession in entering the fireroom.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "War with Spain; Mahoney, George 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 14, 2010.
- "George Mahoney". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=1029. Retrieved July 14, 2010.
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