Axel L. Sundquist, USN, Medal of Honor

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Axel Leohard Sundquist

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Birthplace: Finland
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Braman Cemetery, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
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About Axel L. Sundquist, USN, Medal of Honor

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Carpenter's Mate Axel Leohard Sundquist, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving on board the U.S.S. Marblehead at the approaches to Caimanera, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba 26 and 27 July 1898. Displaying heroism, Chief Carpenter's Mate Sundquist took part in the perilous work of sweeping for and disabling 27 contact mines during this period.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 500, December 14, 1898

Action Date: July 26 & 27, 1898

Service: Navy

Rank: Chief Carpenter's Mate

Division: U.S.S. Marblehead

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Axel L. Sundquist, USN, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1867
May 26, 1867
Finland
1910
December 22, 1910
Age 43
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Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, USA