Gustav Adolf Sundquist (1879 - 1918)

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Birthplace: Sweden
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About Gustav Adolf Sundquist

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Ordinary Seaman Gustav Adolf Sundquist, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Ordinary Seaman Sundquist displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 529, November 2, 1899

Action Date: May 11, 1898

Service: Navy

Rank: Ordinary Seaman

Division: U.S.S. Nashville

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June 4, 1879
August 25, 1918
Age 39