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George Arthur Trever

George Arthur Trever

Navy Cross

Rank/Rate Lieutenant Commander (Commanding Officer)
Service Number *
Birth Date June 11, 1885
From Waupun, Wisconsin
Decorations Navy Cross
Submarine USS O-5 (SS-66)
Date of Death October 14, 1918
Location Brooklyn Naval Hospital
Circumstances Injured in a battery explosion which occurred on October 5, 1918, in the New York Navy Yard.

Navy Cross awarded for actions during World War I.
Citation: The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Lieutenant Commander George Arthur Trever, United States Navy, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. O-5, operating against enemy submarines off the Atlantic coast of the United States during World War I.

*Information needed.  Photo courtesy of Bill Gonyo and the US Naval Academy Alumni Association. Remarks courtesy of Ric Hedman.


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