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George W. Mathews
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Born 1874
Died 1906 (aged 31–32)
Place of birth Worcester, Massachusetts
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1897 - 1902
Rank Major
Unit 36th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers
Battles/wars Philippine-American War
Awards Medal of Honor

George William Mathews (1874–1906) was an Assistant Surgeon in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the Philippine-American War.

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Assistant Surgeon, 36th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: Near Labo, Luzon, Philippine Islands, October 29, 1899. Entered service at: Worcester, Mass. Birth: Worcester, Mass. Date of issue: March 14, 1902.


While in attendance upon the wounded and under a severe fire from the enemy, seized a carbine and beat off an attack upon wounded officers and men under his charge.

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