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First Name: George

Last Name: Nee

Birthplace: Boston, MA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Boston, MA
Middle Name: Henry

Date of Birth: 12 March 1876

Date of Death: 04 March 1952

Rank: First Sergeant

Years Served:
George Henry Nee

•  Spanish-American War (1898)


George Henry Nee

First Sergeant, U.S. Army

Medal of Honor Recipient

Spanish-American War

First Sergeant George Henry Nee (12 March 1876 - 4 March 1952) was a U.S. Army soldier who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Spanish-American War.

George Henry Nee was born on 12 March 1876 in Boston, MA. He entered the Army from that city. He was sent to the Spanish-American War with Company H, 21st U.S. Infantry where he received the Medal of Honor.

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Private, U.S. Army, Company H, 21st U.S. Infantry

Place and date: Santiago, Cuba, 1 July 1898

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

First Sergeant George Henry Nee died on 4 March 1952. He is buried at Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory in Jamaica Plain, MA. His grave can be found on the Poinsettia Path.

Honoree ID: 1928   Created by: MHOH




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