b. 13/05/1872 Bodo, Norway. d. 14/11/1915 Brooklyn, New York.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/01/1905 USS Iowa.
US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Navy as a Chief Watertender on board the "USS Iowa". He was awarded the CMOh for his bravery on January 25, 1905.
Serving on board the U.S.S. Iowa, for extraordinary heroism at the time of the blowing out of the manhole plate of boiler D on board that vessel, 25 January 1905.
BURIAL LOCATION: CYPRESS HILLS CEMETERY, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.
Sec.2 Grave 7425
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