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George Evans Stewart

Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About George Evans Stewart

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) George Evans Stewart, United States Army, for most distinguished gallantry on 26 November 1899, while serving with 19th Infantry, in action at Passi, Island of Panay, Philippine Islands. 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.

General Orders: Date of Issue: June 26, 1900

Action Date: November 26, 1899

Service: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Regiment: 19th Infantry

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August 2, 1872
New South Wales, Australia
March 2, 1946
Age 73
Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA