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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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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.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

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.

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Johannes J Johannessen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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