George Arrington – Private, United States Army

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Arrington, George
Private , U.S. Army
Home: Charleston, South Carolina
Company C, 12th Infantry
Date of Action:  May 11, 1889

Citation:

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to George Arrington, Private , U.S. Army, for gallant and meritorious conduct while serving with a detachment escorting Major Joseph W. Wham, paymaster, U.S. Army, in an encounter with a band of robbers by whom the party was attacked between Forts Grant and Thomas, Arizona , May 11, 1889.

DSC issued in lieu of the Certificate of Merit and the DSM under the provisions of the act of Congress approved March 5, 1931.

ARRINGTON, GEORGE
24TH U.S. INFANTRY

  • DATE OF DEATH: 08/01/1943
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 25  SITE 16728-1
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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