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George Rose
Birth: Feb. 28, 1880
Death: Dec. 7, 1932

China Relief Expedition (Boxer Rebellion) Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was serving as a Seaman when he earned his Medal. His citation reads: In the presence of the enemy during the battles at Peking, China, 13, 20, 21 and 22 June 1900. Throughout this period, Rose distinguished himself by meritorious conduct. While stationed as a crewmember of the U.S.S. Newark, he was part of its landing force that went ashore off Taku, China. on 31 May 1900, he was in a party of 6 under John McCloy (MH) which took ammunition from the Newark to Tientsin. On 10 June 1900, he was one of a party that carried dispatches from LaFa to Yongstsum at night. On the 13th he was one of a few who fought off a large force of the enemy saving the Main baggage train from destruction. On the 20th and 21st he was engaged in heavy fighting against the Imperial Army being always in the first rank. On the 22d he showed gallantry in the capture of the Siku Arsenal. He volunteered to go to the nearby village which was occupied by the enemy to secure medical supplies urgently required. The party brought back the supplies carried by newly taken prisoners. The Medal was awarded on July 19, 1901. He later rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander.  (bio by: Ugaalltheway) 
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 7 Lot 9978-ES
 
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Record added: Sep 20, 2003
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