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WALLACE, GEORGE

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With another officer and a native Filipino, was shot at from an ambush, the other officer falling severely wounded. Second Lt. Wallace fired in the direction of the enemy, put them to rout, removed the wounded officer from the path, returned to the town, a mile distant, and summoned assistance from his command.

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Service

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U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: Lieutenant Colonel) 9th U.S. Infantry

Conflict

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Philippine Insurrections 1900 Fort Riley, Geary County, Kansas

Citation

With another officer and a native Filipino, was shot at from an ambush, the other officer falling severely wounded. Second Lt. Wallace fired in the direction of the enemy, put them to rout, removed the wounded officer from the path, returned to the town, a mile distant, and summoned assistance from his command.