George G. Strott
Lieuetnant, United States Navy
Lieuetnant George G. Strott, Retired, Won Many Navy Wwards
WASHINGTON, April 7, 1953- Lieutenant GeorgeG. Strott, U.S.N., retired, holder of the Navy Cross and Silver Star with three clusters for World War I heroism, died Sunday en route to nearby Bethesda Naval Medical Center after having collapsed in his home at Alexandria, Virginia.
He won his major awards for the evacuation of wounded men under fire at Belleau Wood and at other battles. He was wounded three times. He also held many foreign decorations, including the French Croix de Guerre.
Lieutenant Strott, educated in Washngton, Pennsylvania, and at the Naval Medical School here, rose to the rank of Commander in World War II, during which he served in the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
Strott, George G.
Chief Petty Officer, U.S. Navy
United States Navy
Date Of Action: June 1 & July 19, 1918
The Navy Cross is awarded to Chief Petty Officer George G. Strott, United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service on June 1, 1918, and July 19, 1918, at the front when under heavy bombardment.
He performed his duties without faltering and
rare fidelity and labored unceasingly and with great initiative. He had
excellent judgment and set an example to all men under him. At the risk
of his life on frequent occasions he exposed himself to heavy shell fire
and poison gases. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre by the French Government.
STROTT, MARY C