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WANTON, GEORGE

wanton george h

Voluntarily went ashore in the face of the enemy and aided in the rescue of his wounded comrades; this after several previous attempts at rescue had been frustrated.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Master Sergeant) Troop M, 10th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Spanish American 1898 Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Citation

Voluntarily went ashore in the face of the enemy and aided in the rescue of his wounded comrades; this after several previous attempts at rescue had been frustrated.