Navy Good Conduct (Gillett, USS Monterey 1912)

Product ID: A-6020
Country: United States
Condition: VF

Navy Good Conduct Medal pendant, hand-engraved “George/G. Gillett/USS/Monterey/ Dec 13, 1912” (pendant and loop only).

George G. Gillett was born in April 1888. The 1910 US Census shows him aboard USS Monterey, based in the Philippines. Gillett died in 1974 and is buried in Inglewood, California. His grave marker notes “Sgt, US Army, WWI”. USS Monterey (BM-6) was a monitor, providing heavy gun support to the Navy in the Philippines and along the China coast.