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John Olof Dahlgren
Birth: Sep. 14, 1872, Sweden
Death: Feb. 11, 1963
Napa County
California, USA

CPL US MARINE CORPS
SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

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) 
 
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  Ada B Dahlgren (1888 - 1969)
 
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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