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George Fredrick Phillips
Birth: Mar. 8, 1862
Saint-John
New Brunswick, Canada
Death: Jun. 4, 1908
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy during the War with Spain as a Machinist First Class. He was awarded the CMOH for his role in the intentional sinking of the "USS Merrimac" at the entrance to the harbor of Santiago de Cuba, on June 2, 1898. His citation reads "Despite heavy fire from the Spanish batteries, Phillips displayed extraordinary heroism throughout this operation". His Medal was awarded to him on November 2, 1899. (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Fernhill Cemetery
Saint-John
Saint John County
New Brunswick, Canada
 
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Record added: Dec 09, 2003
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George Fredrick Phillips
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George Fredrick Phillips
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