Hamner, George, CPT

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Medical Corps
Primary Unit
1898-1899, 1st Cavalry Regiment
Service Years
1898 - 1919

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Home Town
Nelson County
Last Address
Pinellas, Florida, United States

Date of Passing
Feb 06, 1973
Location of Interment
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"HAMNER - Dr. George Pinkard Hamner, 99, father of Mrs. I. Clay Thompson of Tampa, passed away Tuesday in Bay Pines Hospital. He was sent to Sheffield Funeral Home, Lovingston, Va., Saturday. Dr. Hamner was one of three surviving Rough Riders serving with Colonel Theodore Roosevelt in Cuba during the Spanish-American war. He also served as a Major in the Medical Corps during WWI. Born May 23, 1873, son of the late William A. and Sarah Shepard Hamner at Faber, Va., he married Blanche Stevens Hamner of Lovingston on June 29, 1907. Graduated from University of Virginia Medical School in 1903, and practiced medicine in Nelson County and Lynchburg, Va., before moving to Florida in 1928. He was a resident and practiced medicine in Hollywood, Fla., for more than 30 years, retiring in 1963 after 60 years of active practice. He was Elder Emeritus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood; a mason; member of the American Legion, and served as vice president of the Rough Riders Association. Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Herbert Delk, Lovingston, Va., Mrs. I. Clay Thompson, Tampa and Miss Jean Hamner, Miami, Fla.; six grandchildren and five great grandsons. The family requests that flowers please be omitted, but friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, Fla. B. MARION REED FUNERAL HOME 258 Plant Ave." Published in The Tampa Morning Tribune, Thursday, February 8, 1973.
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 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Regiment
  1898-1899, 1st Cavalry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of Las Guasimas
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of San Juan Hill
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