George C. Shaw
George Clymer Shaw
|Born||March 6, 1866|
|Died||February 10, 1960(aged 93)|
|Place of burial|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/||United States Army|
|Years of service||1898 - 1930|
|Unit||27th U.S. Infantry|
World War I
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 27th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Pitacus, Lake Lanao, Mindanao, Philippine Islands, May 4, 1903. Entered service at: Washington, D.C. Birth: Pontiac, Mich. Date of issue: June 9, 1904.
For distinguished gallantry in leading the assault and, under a heavy fire from the enemy, maintaining alone his position on the parapet after the first 3 men who followed him there had been killed or wounded, until a foothold was gained by others and the capture of the place assured.
- Official Army Register for 1931
- ""SHAW, GEORGE C." entry". Medal of Honor recipients: Philippine-American War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-04-21.
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