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WHEELER, GEORGE

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For bravery and extraordinary heroism displayed by him during a conflagration in Coquimbo, Chile, 20 January 1909.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Shipfitter First Class (highest rank: Lieutenant) U.S.S. Tennessee

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1909 Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina

Citation

For bravery and extraordinary heroism displayed by him during a conflagration in Coquimbo, Chile, 20 January 1909.