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Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz) - U.S. Navy

George Maus Lowry

  • Rank: Ensign (Highest Rank: Rear Admiral)
  • Conflict/Era: Mexican Campaign (Vera Cruz)
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Navy
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 21, 1914
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vera Cruz, Mexico
For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21-22 April 1914; Ens. Lowry was in both days' fighting at the head of his company, and was eminent and conspicuous in his conduct, leading his men with skill and courage.
Medal of Honor Recipient George M. Lowry
Medal of Honor Recipient George M. Lowry
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: October 27, 1889, Erie, Erie County, PA, United States
  • Died: September 25, 1981, Carmel, CA, United States
  • Buried: Ashes scattered at sea /Organization USS FLORIDA, at sea

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