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b. 24/08/1886 Bergen, Norway. d. 09/05/1968 ?

 

MOH CITATION: 09/10/1918 Consenvoye, France.

 

World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Loman served as a Private, United States Army, Company H, 132d Infantry, 33d Division. He was awarded his medal for service near Consenvoye, France, on October 9, 1918, during World War I.

 

MOH ACTION:

 

When his company had reached a point within 100 yards of its objective, to which it was advancing under terrific machine gun fire, Pvt. Loman voluntarily and unaided made his way forward after all others had taken shelter from the direct fire of an enemy machine gun. He crawled to a flank position of the gun and, after killing or capturing the entire crew, turned the machine gun on the retreating enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 37, Lot 4909

Berger Holton Loman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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