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Interim 1899 - 1910 - U.S. Navy

George F Brock

  • Rank: Carpenter's Mate Second Class
  • Conflict/Era: Interim 1899 - 1910
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Bennington
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 21, 1905
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: San Diego harbor on board U.S.S. Bennington, California, USA
Serving on board the U.S.S. Bennington for extraordinary heroism displayed at the time of the explosion of that vessel at San Diego, Cal., 21 July 1905.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: California
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: October 18, 1872, Cleveland, Montgomery County, OH, United States
  • Died: October 12, 1914, San Raphael, CA, United States
  • Buried: San Francisco National Cemetery (WS,129-A), buried under the name of George F. Rock because of coroner's error, San Francisco, CA, United States

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