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George Holt

  • Birth 1840 Kentucky, USA
  • Death unknown
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 51286392

Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the US Navy at Kentucky and served as a Quarter Gunner. His citation reads "On board the USS Plymouth, Hamburg Harbor, 3 July 1871. Jumping overboard at the imminent risk of his life, Holt, with a comrade, rescued from drowning one of a party who was thrown from a shore boat into a four-knot running tide while the boat was coming alongside the ship".

Bio by: Don Morfe

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 18 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51286392
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Holt (1840–unknown), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51286392, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Unknown.