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STEWART, GEORGE

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While crossing a river in the 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.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: Colonel) 19th U.S. Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Philippine Insurrections 1899 New South Wales, Australia

Citation

While crossing a river in the 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.