George Frederick Mager
|George Frederick Mager|
February 23, 1875|
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
|Died||April 12, 1938(aged 63)|
|Place of burial||Greenwood Cemetery Trenton, New Jersey|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/||United States Navy|
|Rank||Apprentice First Class|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Apprentice First Class, U.S. Navy. Born: 23 February 1875, Philipsburg, N.J. Accredited to: New Jersey. G.O. No.: 529, 2 November 1899.
On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Mager displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.
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