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 Ernest H Bjorkman

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Ernest H Bjorkman

  • Birth 18 Dec 1881 Malmö, Malmö kommun, Skåne län, Sweden
  • Death 16 Sep 1912 Colorado, USA
  • Burial Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA
  • Plot Block 26, Lot 122, Space 9
  • Memorial ID 7117705

US Navy Peacetime Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Ordinary Seaman in the US Navy. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on the rocks of Block Island, Rhode Island. His citation reads "On board the USS Leyden, 21 January 1903, Bjorkman displayed heroism at the time of the wreck of that vessel."

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 25 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7117705
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest H Bjorkman (18 Dec 1881–16 Sep 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7117705, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .