George E. Stewart

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George Evans Stewart
George Evans Stewart in 1919.jpg
Stewart in 1919 in Arkhangelsk
Born (1872-08-02)August 2, 1872
New South Wales
Died March 2, 1946(1946-03-02) (aged 73)
Portland, Texas
Place of burial Arlington National Cemetery
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1896 - 1931
Rank Colonel
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.

Stewart joined the Army from New York City in October 1896, and retired with the rank of Colonel in April 1931.[1]

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

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.

Citation:

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.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Official Army Register, 1940

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