George Frederick Phillips

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George Frederick Phillips

U.S. Navy Machinist First Class who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Spanish-American War in 1899 add

Category: Military

Born in 1862.

Countries: Texas (50%), United States (25%), Massachusetts (25%)

Education: undef.

Main connection: United States Navy

Linked to: United States Navy

 

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George Frederick Phillips was born in 1862 add something

 

"'George Frederick Phillips"', was a U.S. Navy Machinist First Class who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Spanish-American War in 1899 add something


1898

George Phillips went to Galveston, Texas where he joined the United States Navy in March 1898 add something

 

On June 3, 1898, in a daring attempt to bottle up the Spanish cruiser squadron, the "Merrimac" was scuttled inside the entrance of Santiago Harbor add something


1899

In recognition of his valor, on November 2, 1899 he was awarded the Medal of Honor, the highest United States military decoration add something


1903

George Phillips was discharged from the Navy in August 1903, and died in 1904 at the age of 42 in Cambridge,_Massachusetts; his body was returned home to Canada where he was interred in the Fernhill Cemetery in his hometown of Saint John, New Brunswick add something


George Frederick Phillips died in 1904 add something