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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant SHAW, GEORGE C., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

SHAW, GEORGE C.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: 27th U.S. Infantry
Born: Pontiac, Mich.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Washington, D.C.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 06/09/1904
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Fort Pitacus, Lake Lanao, Mindanao, Philippine Islands, 4 May 1903
 
 


SHAW, GEORGE C. Photo
 
Citation

For distinguished gallantry in leading the assault and, under a heavy fire from the enemy, maintaining alone his position on the parapet after the first 3 men who followed him there had been killed or wounded, until a foothold was gained by others and the capture of the place assured.