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 Martin Torinus Torgerson

Martin Torinus Torgerson

Birth
Norway
Death 12 Jun 1935 (aged 59)
Queens County, New York, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 6 Lot 8680 map grig W/22
Memorial ID 23233 · View Source
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Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Oleesen Norway, he served as a Gunner's Mate, 3rd Class in the US Navy. In action with a relief expedition of the Allied forces in China, between the dates of June 13 and 20 to 22, 1900, he distinguished himself in the face of enemy many times. For meritorious conduct, he was awarded the Medal of Honor in July 1901.

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  • Added: 23 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23233
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martin Torinus Torgerson (7 Nov 1875–12 Jun 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23233, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .