George F. Brock
|George F. Brock|
October 18, 1872|
|Died||October 12, 1914
San Marin County, California
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||c. 1905 - c. 1910|
|Rank||Carpenter's Mate Second Class|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
George Frederick Brock (born October 18, 1872 in Cleveland, Ohio) was a United States Navy Carpenter's Mate received the Medal of Honor for actions on board the USS Bennington off San Diego, California during a boiler explosion which killed 62 enlisted men and one officer.
The 1910 United States Census records him as still serving in the Navy. He died October 12, 1914 in Marin County, California. He is buried at San Francisco National Cemetery.
Medal of Honor citation
Serving on board the U.S.S. Bennington for extraordinary heroism displayed at the time of the explosion of that vessel at San Diego, Calif., 21 July 1905.
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- "Home of Heroes". Retrieved September 29, 2010.
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