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Spanish-American War - U.S. Navy

George F Brady

Details
  • Rank: Chief Gunner's Mate
  • Conflict/Era: Spanish-American War
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Winslow
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 11, 1898
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Cardenas, Cuba
Citation

On board the torpedo Boat Winslow during the actions at Cardenas, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Conspicuously gallant during this period, Brady, by his energy in assisting to sustain fire, his efforts to repair the steering gear and his promptness in maintaining watertight integrity, was largely instrumental in saving the vessel.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: September 7, 1867, Ireland
  • Died: November 6, 1903, Kittery, ME, United States
  • Buried: Island Cemetery, Newport, RI, United States
  • Location of Medal:
 

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