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Gotfred Jensen

  • Birth 20 Nov 1872 Denmark
  • Death 26 Dec 1945 Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, USA
  • Plot Section 60, Lot 5
  • Memorial ID 8073165

Philippine Insurrection Medal of Honor recipient. Served as a Private in Company D, 1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry at San Miguel de Mayumo, Luzon, Philippine Islands on May 13, 1899. Citation: With 11 other scouts, without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy, who were in line and in a position that could only be carried by a frontal attack. He was issued his award on June 6, 1906.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith





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  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 9 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8073165
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gotfred Jensen (20 Nov 1872–26 Dec 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8073165, citing Washington Veterans Home Cemetery, Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .