George E. Stewart
George Evans Stewart
Stewart in 1919 in Arkhangelsk
|Born||August 2, 1872|
New South Wales, Australia
|Died||March 2, 1946 (aged 73)|
|Place of burial|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/||United States Army|
|Years of service||1896–1931|
|Unit||19th Infantry Regiment|
|Commands held||339th Infantry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||Philippine-American War, World War I, North Russia Intervention, Polar Bear Expedition|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
George Evans Stewart (August 2, 1872 – March 2, 1946) was an officer in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the Philippine-American War. He commanded the 339th Infantry Regiment (United States) in the 1918 Polar Bear Expedition in northern Russia.
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, 19th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Passi, Island of Panay, Philippine Islands, November 26, 1899. Entered service at: New York, N.Y. Birth: New South Wales. Date of issue: June 26, 1900.
While crossing a river in face of the enemy, this officer plunged in and at the imminent risk of his own life saved from drowning an enlisted man of his regiment.
- Official Army Register, 1940
- ""GEORGE E. STEWART" entry". Medal of Honor recipients: Philippine-American War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-04-23.
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- Arlington National Cemetery
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