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CPL John Olof Dahlgren
Birth: Sep. 14, 1872
Kalmar
Kalmar kommun
Kalmar lšn, Sweden
Death: Feb. 11, 1963
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA

Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient.

Born in Kahliwar, Sweden, he served as a Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps.

During the Battle of Peking, China, June 20, to July 16, 1900, Corporal Dahlgren with others was dispatched as a guard and helped in erecting barricades to protect the city while fighting the invading rebel Boxers. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on July 19, 1901.

He died at the age of 90 in San Bruno, California.

 (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Andrew Dahlgren (1847 - 1911)
  Johanna C Larson Dahlgren (1845 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Ada B Fourcade Dahlgren (1888 - 1969)
 
 Siblings:
  John Olof Dahlgren (1872 - 1963)
  Henry A Dahlgren (1880 - 1963)*
  Fredrick Hugo Dahlgren (1887 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Section Z Grave 1950
GPS (lat/lon): 37.63678, -122.43826
 
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Record added: Jul 13, 2001
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- Carolee McGill-Barker
 Added: Jul. 24, 2016

- sjm
 Added: Feb. 11, 2016
Your gallantry in service to our country is remembered by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Apr. 24, 2015
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