George Dilboy, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


George Dilboy

United States Army Medal of Honor recipient

Date of Birth: 05-Feb-1896

Place of Birth: Alaçatı, Turkey

Date of Death: 18-Jul-1918

Profession: military personnel

Nationality: Greece

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About George Dilboy

  • George Dilboy (Americanized transliteration of Greek name: Ge?????? ???ß???), (February 5, 1896 – July 18, 1918), Private First Class, U.S.
  • Army, Company H, 103rd Infantry Regiment (United States), 26th Division is thought to be the first Greek-American to receive the Medal of Honor during World War I.
  • He led an attack on a machine gun position and continued to fire at the enemy despite being seriously wounded, killing two of the enemy and dispersing the remainder of the gun crew.
  • General John Pershing listed George Dilboy as "one of the ten great heroes" who "died in the battlefield of France with super-human heroism and valor." Dilboy is buried in Section 18 of Arlington National Cemetery.

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