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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 12/05/1870 Sweden. d. 04/12/1948 ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 11/05/1898 Cienfuegos, Cuba.

 

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Ordinary Seaman, Umited States Navy. He was awarded his medal for service during the Spanish-American War.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Johansson set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 13, Lot 720

 

Johan Jacob Johansson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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