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George F. Shiels

Medal of Honor Recipients

Photo George F. Shiels

Rank and organization: Surgeon, U.S. Volunteers. 
Place and date: At Tuliahan River, Philippine Islands, 25 March 1899.
Entered service at: California. 
Birth: California. 
Date of issue: 22 November 1906. 
Citation: Voluntarily exposed himself to the fire of the enemy and went with 4 men to the relief of 2 native Filipinos lying wounded about 150 yards in front of the lines and personally carried one of them to a place of safety.