SHAW, GEORGE C.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, 27th
U.S. Infantry. Place and Date: At Fort Pitacus, Lake Lanao, Mindanao, Philippine
Islands, 4 May 1903. Entered Service At: Washington, D.C. Birth: Pontiac,
Mich. Date of Issue: 9 June 1904.
For distinguished gallantry in leading the assault
and, under a heavy fire from the enemy, maintaining alone his position on the parapet
after the first 3 men who followed him there had been killed or wounded, until a foothold
was gained by others and the capture of the place assured.