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George Henry Wanton
Birth: May 15, 1868
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1940
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during the War with Spain as a Private in Troop M, 10th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Tayabacoa, Cuba, on June 20, 1898. His citation reads "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". His Medal was awarded to him on June 23, 1899. (bio by: K) 
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  Helen B Wanton (____ - 1949)
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 4, Lot 2749
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Record added: Sep 13, 2003
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George Henry Wanton
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George Henry Wanton
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