George W. Mathews
|George W. Mathews|
|Died||1906 (aged 31–32)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1899 - 1905|
|Unit||36th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Mathews was assigned to the 36th US Volunteer Infantry as an assistant surgeon (with rank of Captain) in July 1899. He received a promotion to surgeon (with rank of major) in November 1900, and was retired due to disability in February 1905. 
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Assistant Surgeon, 36th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: Near Labo, Luzon, Philippine Islands, October 29, 1899. Entered service at: Worcester, Mass. Birth: Worcester, Mass. Date of issue: March 14, 1902.
While in attendance upon the wounded and under a severe fire from the enemy, seized a carbine and beat off an attack upon wounded officers and men under his charge.
- Official Army Register for 1906
- ""MATHEWS, GEORGE W." entry". Medal of Honor recipients: Philippine-American War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-03-31.
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