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George H Nee

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Rank  Private
Awards  Medal of Honor
Unit  21st Infantry Regiment
Died  March 4, 1952
Name  George Nee

George H. Nee George H Nee 1876 1952 Find A Grave Memorial
Place of burial  Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Service/branch  United States Army
Battles/wars  Spanish–American War
Battles and wars  Spanish–American War
Allegiance  United States of America

George Henry Nee (1876-March 4, 1952) was a private serving in the United States Army during the Spanish–American War who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.

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Biography

Nee was born March 12, 1876 in Boston, Massachusetts and entered the army from same location. He was sent to the Spanish–American War with Company H, 21st U.S. Infantry as a private where he received the Medal of Honor for assisting in the rescue of wounded while under heavy enemy fire.

He died March 4, 1952 and is buried in Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. His grave can be found on the Poinsettia Path.

Medal of Honor citation

Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 21st U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Santiago, Cuba, 1 July 1898. Entered service at: Boston, Mass. Birth: Boston, Mass. Date of issue: 22 June 1899.

Citation:

Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy.

References

George H. Nee Wikipedia


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