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Karl Westa

Also Known As: "Carl M Westa"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Norway
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Knud Westa and Anna Larson
Husband of Anetta Jean Westa
Father of Cynthia Albright
Brother of Anna Johnson

Managed by: Harald Tveit Alvestrand
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About Karl Westa

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Chief Machinist Karl Westa, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in the line of his profession while serving on board the U.S.S. NORTH DAKOTA, during the fire on board that vessel, 8 September 1910.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 83, October 4, 1910

Action Date: 8-Sep-10

Service: Navy

Rank: Chief Machinist

Division: U.S.S. North Dakota

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Karl Westa's Timeline

1875
April 8, 1875
Norway
1909
April 7, 1909
Age 33
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
1910
1910
Age 34
1949
March 3, 1949
Age 73
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Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA