Chief Machinists Mate, United States Navy
in Norway, April 8, 1875, he earned the Medal of Honor while serving aboard
the USS North Dakota on September 8, 1910, for "extraordinary heroism in
the line of his profession during the fire aboard that vessel."
He died on March 3, 1949 and was buried in
Section 11 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Rank and organization: Chief Machinist's Mate, U.S. Navy. Born: 8 April 1875, Norway. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 83, 4 October 1910.
On board the U.S.S. North Dakota, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession during the fire on board that vessel, 8 September 1910.
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