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George F. Abbott

Place of Birth: Vermont, Brandon
Home of record: Worcester Massachusetts

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Distinguished Service Cross

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Awarded for actions during the China Relief

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross, in lieu of a previously issued Certificate of Merit and Distinguished Service Medal, to Corporal George F. Abbott, United States Army, for distinguished gallantry while serving as a member of Company G, 9th Infantry Regiment, in action at Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900.

General Orders: D.S.C. issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit and the D.S.M. under the provisions of the act of Congress (March 5, 1931)

Action Date: 13-Jul-00

Service: Army

Rank: Corporal

Company: Company G

Regiment: 9th Infantry Regiment