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 Mons Monssen

Mons Monssen

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Kvam kommune, Hordaland fylke, Norway
Death 10 Feb 1930 (aged 63)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Officers' Section East, Grave 190
Memorial ID 10104 · View Source
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US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Navy was a Chief Gunner's Mate. His CMOH citation reads "Serving on board the U.S.S. Missouri, for extraordinary heroism in entering a burning magazine through the scuttle and endeavoring to extinguish the fire by throwing water with his hands until a hose was passed to him, 13 April 1904". His Medal was awarded to him on May 26, 1904.

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  • Added: 22 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10104
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mons Monssen (20 Jan 1867–10 Feb 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10104, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .